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PA Dept of Environmental Protection sues its own communities over fracking injection wells
A state agency charged with protecting the health and safety of communities and the natural environment sues Grant and Highland Townships in Pennsylvania, attempting to force in frack wastewater injection wells against the will of the people.
Changing the power structures through We the People 2.0 and Community Rights
Gig Harbor, WA, residents face over-development and environmental threats – and turn to the documentary We the People 2.0 and Community Rights for solutions.
CCBOR Media Release: Columbus Water Protectors Deliver Anti-Fracking Petitions to City Hall
Columbus, OH, residents to deliver more than 10,000 signatures to City Hall on Friday. Residents are working to place a Community Bill of Rights banning toxic fracking waste on the November ballot.
Voices Network: Occupy Community Rights
Co-host David Callihan interviews CELDF’s Emelyn Lybarger and OHCRN’s Tish O’Dell, discussing Community Rights to create the change necessary to transform our oppressive structure of law and governance.
Earth Island Institute: Achieving Self-Governance
A review of CELDF’s book, We the People – Stories from the Community Rights Movement in the United States.
Indiana Gazette LTE: Learning from Grant Twp, PA, on protecting our communities from fracking
When our government fails to protect us from fracking activities, we must do so ourselves.
The World: Coos County Right to a Sustainable Energy Future Ordinance on May ballot in OR
Coos County, OR, residents advance rights to stop Jordan Cove LNG export project.
Intercontinental Cry: On the Rights of Nature
A movement is building to advance a different paradigm, one which is recognizing the inherent rights of nature.
Bioneers: Bioneers Partners with CELDF on Rights of Nature in Indigenous Communities
Where indigenous communities seek a western legal framework to protect Rights of Nature, CELDF and Bioneers are working together to support them.
The World: Coos and Columbia Counties exercise right of local self-government
Oregon residents take a stand over state preemption and unsustainable fossil fuel projects.