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Court of Appeals Decides to Avoid Voting Rights Issue, Denies Athens Residents an Appeal
Athens County, OH, residents advancing Community Rights to protect themselves from fracking through citizen initiative are denied their appeal.
Reeds & Roots Skillshare: Sustainability is Illegal – A Workshop
Join CELDF’s Ohio community organizer Tish O’Dell at the Sustainability is Illegal workshop – learn what communities are doing about it!
The Toledo Blade: Toledo water group collects signatures for “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” inclusion on Nov. ballot
Toledo, OH, community members submit petitions to place a Lake Erie Bill of Rights citizen initiative on the November ballot. The measure recognizes the right of Lake Erie to exist and flourish, protecting it from major pollutors.
Press Release: Columbus, OH, City Council Votes to Advance Fossil Fuel Extraction Ban to Ballot
Facing radioactive fracking waste, Columbus, OH, residents qualify a Community Bill of Rights initiative banning fracking activities from within the City. The measure protects rights to clean air, water, and soil.
Screening: Invisible Hand, a Rights of Nature documentary from Public Herald
Join Youngstown, OH, residents, CELDF’s Tish O’Dell, and Invisible Hands co-producer Joshua B. Pribanic for this screening on Rights of Nature, featuring Grant Township, PA.
Columbus Free Press: Columbus Community Bill of Rights Initiative Makes November Ballot
Columbus, OH, residents qualify their Community Bill of Rights banning fracking activities for the November ballot.
The Daily News: Supervisors to defend ordinance
Todd Township, PA, supervisors vote to defend their Community Bill of Rights ordinance banning industrial farm.
CELDF is Hiring! New Hamphire General Counsel
Join CELDF in this unique opportunity to advance the emerging Community Rights movement in the United States.
The Allegheny Front: Town Raises a Stink Over Factory Hog Farm
Industrial farming threatens air, water, and local economies – and Todd Township, PA, residents work with CELDF to stop it.
WKNY Radio Kingston: CELDF’s Thomas Linzey is interviewed by Jon Bowermaster
Radio Kingston’s Green Radio Hour with Jon Bowermaster interviewing CELDF’s Executive Director Thomas Linzey, covering communities’ work with CELDF to overcome barriers to protecting themselves from corporate harms. Learn how.