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fearing for their homes and safety. Martin
Several homeowners have joined in a lawsuit to try to protect their property.
They've joined in a lawsuit against Ohio-based Kokosing Construction Company and Brandywine Explosives & Supply of
Both companies are contracted to build a road in the area, and the plaintiffs say the explosions are too big and too close for comfort.
Earlier this month, school board members chose to shutter nearby
concerns the blasting could weaken the building. Sheldon Clark
"It's just really been one thing right after another, with this debris, noise, vibration that's damaged homes and kind of disrupted peaceful life in this area," said Phillip Blair, a lawyer with Kirk Law Firm, which is representing the plaintiffs.
Weeks stretched into months and the blasting continued. Eventually folks in Hardin Bottom said they'd had enough.
More than 20 people have filed suit against the companies so far.