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We the People 2.0 in Columbus, OH
Fracking waste disposal threatens Columbus, OH, residents, who are organizing to protect themselves using Community Rights. Join them January 18th for a screening of We the People 2.0.
We the People 2.0 in Media, PA
Media, PA, residents host a screening of We the People 2.0, on December 11th. Learn more here!
Rights of Nature: 2016 Highlights and Looking Ahead 2017
Across the United States and around the world, CELDF’s work to advance the Rights of Nature is growing. Check out our highlights from 2016 and take a look ahead for 2017.
Sentinel-Tribune: By unanimous vote, BG council rejects easement for Nexus pipeline project
A huge crowd of residents from Bowling Green and beyond gather to show their overwhelming support of City Council members to vote against an easement for the Nexus pipeline. Council did so unanimously.
Harper’s Magazine: Class Takeover
It’s not just water that’s privatized and stripped from local control. Youngstown, OH’s education system has been seized from the public and put into private hands. What happens in Youngstown will happen to us. What are we going to do about it?
Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus: Community Issues Forum
Join CELDF’s Tish O’Dell in Ohio, speaking at the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus on December 1st.
The Blade: B.G. council to decide on pipeline offer
About 100 people attended a Bowling Green, OH, City Council meeting. Residents urged council members to refuse easement access to Spectra Energy for a pipeline to cut through the City, including members of OHCRN.
The Gazette: “We the People 2.0” documentary shows similar struggles to opposition to NEXUS pipeline
The Nexus Pipeline threatens Medina County, OH, residents. Medina residents gather to watch We the People 2.0, a documentary about communities across the U.S. facing similar battles, and using Community Rights to fight back.
We the People 2.0 in Eugene, OR
Eugene, OR, hosts a showing of We the People 2.0 on December 15th. Learn more here!
PR: Highland Township Bans Injection Wells, Rebukes Corporate Rule
Highland Township, PA, voters step up their fight to protect themselves from a frack wastewater injection well, adopting a rights-based Home Rule Charter banning the well, 55% to 45%.