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The Spokesman-Review: Federal judge tosses suit by Raging Grannies seeking to ban coal and oil trains through Spokane
A federal judge does not consider the people’s right to a healthy climate in a lawsuit filed by Spokane residents who are fighting to protect their community from fossil fuel activities.
The Gazette: Board’s charter decision an insult to democracy
Medina County, OH, resident calls out the County Board of Elections for their refusal to let the people vote on their qualified county charter initiative. The measure secures democratic and environmental rights, and bans fracking infrastructure.
The Blade: Toledoans can band together to protect Lake Erie
Toledo resident calls out local government’s lack of meaningful response to protect Lake Erie, and calls in the broader community to participate in direct democracy in advancing community rights – including rights for Lake Erie.
The Gazette: Elections board doesn’t certify county charter petitions
Medina County, OH, residents find the Board of Elections blocking their initiative to establish a Home Rule charter, refusing to allow citizens to vote on their own measure.
Press Release: Athens and Medina Boards of Elections Spark Uproar, Refuse the People’s Initiatives
Ohio county Boards of Elections block Home Rule charter citizen initiatives from the ballot, raising frustration in Athens and Medina County residents. The rights-based measures banned fracking activities as a violation of rights.
Akron Beacon Journal: Petition decision is important
On Monday, the Medina County, OH, Board of Elections is meeting to certify residents’ petition for a Home Rule county charter measure on the ballot. This Medina resident urges citizens to attend and insist on their right to vote on the people’s initiative.
Akron Beacon Journal: Myths about the Nexus pipeline
A resident of Medina County spells out what the problem is with the Nexus pipeline threatening to cut through the county – and what residents can do about it through a rights-based county charter.
Press Release: Oil & Gas Corp. Sues Community, Goes After Lawyers
PGE corporation is attempting to force fracking wastewater into Grant Twp, PA. Now they seek sanctions against CELDF attorneys working on behalf of the community.
Press Release: People’s Right to a Healthy Climate Takes Center Stage in Federal Court
Spokane, WA, residents set to make their argument for a right to climate in federal court next week. CELDF filed a lawsuit on behalf of residents against the U.S. government in January.
Community Rights Awareness Workshop in Brattleboro, VT
Vermont residents face a range of harmful corporate activities, and are working to stop them. Join us for the Community Rights Awareness Workshop!