[Geoff Stellfox for Shaw Media]
The drivers of the "Just Say No to NorthPoint" campaign have spread their cause to other communities in Will County and have broadened their interests and coalition with other groups and residents. They're concerned not only with truck traffic, huge developments and environmental hazards, but also ensuring that quality, decent paying jobs are filling the warehouses and fulfillment centers being built.
While their victory in Elwood was significant, Legrett said they are still prepared for a longer fight ahead.
"We got our eyes and our ears open," she said.