Here's What Energy Company 'Land Men' Tell Homeowners in Rural Eastern Ohio
"Promised Land" is rekindling discussion around fracking in the United States. In it, corporate salesmen arrive in a rural town hoping to close a deal to lease land there, but they find resistance from activists. It's a natural story to tell, because there's a lot of gray area for folks trying to decide what's best for their own community.
That drama is playing out all over the U.S. right now.
Reuters put together a short, informative doc on the "land men" who would like to get landowners to lease their land to energy companies. Check it out above. The trailer for "Promised Land" is below.