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Filmmakers Faked Aspects Of North Dakota Based Television Show 'Fracking Hell'

Filmmakers Faked Aspects Of North Dakota Based Television Show 'Fracking Hell'

Back in October I flagged a National Geographic channel television feature based in Williston, at the epicenter of North Dakota’s oil patch, which many locals decried as fake. Today we learn, by way of an excellent investigation by Elizabeth Hackenburg of the¬†Williston Herald, that important elements of the show were faked. That according to interviews

Shocker: Locals Say National Geographic's "Fracking Hell" Isn't Accurate

The National Geographic channel sent a film team to Williston to produce an episode of their Underworld, Inc. show called “Fracking Hell.” It depicted a story North Dakotans are used to hearing from the national media. One which paints the oil boom as awful, etc., etc. The problem is, according to the Williston Herald, the

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