Benton County Democrats are showing the documentary Gasland at 1:30 p.m. today at the Richland Public Library.
The critically acclaimed film by Josh Fox explores rural communities affected by natural gas drilling.
In particular, the film looks at a process known as hydraulic fracturing and its potential environmental and health effects.
The film earned a Special Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and an Academy Award nomination for best documentary feature in 2011.
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The showing is free.