You know we’re in the steely grip of corporatocracy when this happens:
The company’s oil rig is in Scio Township, where the Board of Trustees passed a moratorium last week against oil exploration activity.
West Bay Exploration vice president Gibson said Monday evening that he received the township’s moratorium that day in the mail, but had not had a chance to read it closely. [...]
“We’re into the drilling phase now and there’s a safety factor that becomes involved in the drilling where we need to continue circulating mud in the hole,” Gibson said.…