From the page: "âoeI think this is a bold move for these companies, to drill in suburbs, but they feel empowered to do it,â says Elisa Young, founder of the anti-coal activist group MeigsCAN in Meigs County, Ohio. âoeThe landmen quietly come in, get all their ducks in a row, and then they tell you, âThis is a done deal. You canât do anything about it.ââ
Young notes that environmental injustice has come as a shock for many of Broadview Heightâs mostly white, middle-class population. For many of them, she says, âoeItâs their first experience at seeing how these industries really operate.â"