triple divide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2014 CONTACT: Melissa Troutman,, 724-388-0464 The Crittenden Taproom in downtown Coudersport will host “Water Under The Bridge,” a dinner presentation by Public Herald co-founders Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, on Saturday, October 25th.  A buffet dinner featuring local produce, vegetarian and gluten-free options will […]

Investigative News Team Screening ‘Triple Divide’ Across U.S. What do fracking and the car of the future have in common? This summer, communities across the Unites States will have the opportunity to witness investigative documentary Triple Divide about fracking in the Marcellus Shale, a feature debut of journalists Joshua Pribanic […]

For Immediate Release: November 25, 2013 Contact: Melissa Troutman, 724-388-0464, Coudersport Theatre, 814-274-8580, The free screening of Triple Divide at Coudersport Theatre has been postponed due to a winter storm watch and rescheduled for Wednesday, December 4th at 7:00 PM. Please consider attending this event with the filmmakers, who will be […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Triple Divide, a provocative new documentary about fracking in America, makes its European debut at Queens Film Theatre in Belfast on Saturday, October 19th. The 90-minute documentary is a project by, an investigative news nonprofit co-founded by journalists Joshua Pribanic & Melissa Troutman who are also […]

“Triple Divide put such a human face on the devastation caused by fracking…” Sister Marlene Bertke, Benedictine Sister for Peace at Film at Erie Art Musuem screening of Triple Divide Over 150 people packed an auditorium for a FILM at Erie Art Museum series and Funding Factory screening of investigative […]

Investigative fracking documentary available April 8 thru 20 The filmmakers of Triple Divide, a new investigative documentary co-narrated by actor Mark Ruffalo, will host an Online Premiere between April 8th and 20th. For a $5 donation, online users can watch the film for 48 hours at This 18-month, cradle-to-grave […]

This is not a picture of the studio that critically-acclaimed actor Mark Ruffalo had to record in to narrate part of Triple Divide. It is, however, the closet-turned-studio that Melissa had to record her narration in. She’s not complaining though – instead she’s thankful (and authoring this memo while referring […]

Triple Divide: Fracking Documentary Premieres Public Herald investigative journalists Joshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman announce the official World Premiere of their debut documentary, Triple Divide, Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the historic Coudersport Theatre, 11 North Main Street, downtown Coudersport, Pennsylvania. Triple Divide deconstructs the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s […]

Melissa’s Testimony begins at 11:40 House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster announced the public hearing to look at the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection’s accountability standards regarding environmental testing following natural gas drilling. State Rep. Jesse White, D- Allegheny/Beaver/Washington, requested the hearing and will serve as its co-chairman. White […]

by Robert Donnan 02/16/13 This evening – right across from West Penn Hospital… (Free street parking)   I had the privilege of seeing the pre-release version of TRIPLE DIVIDE yesterday.  My critique would include: ‘Exceptional’…   ‘Timely’…   ‘Valuable’…   ‘Alarming’ A clarion’s call… It’s my sincere hope this film will receive widespread support and distribution. […]