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Lake Erie Bill of Rights Heads to Federal Court
Oral arguments in the federal case brought by a corporation to overturn the Lake Erie Bill of Rights are coming up. The world stands with Toledoans.
The Blade: Lake Erie’s fate
The Lake Erie Bill of Rights is part of a growing movement, and people are joining. What will the courts do?
NBC 24News: Toledoans For Safe Water screen “Invisible Hand” ahead of the state’s lawsuit against city
Toledoans grow support for the Lake Erie Bill of Rights as their day in court approaches.
Susquehanna: 2019: A Historic Year, and We Are Just Getting Started
2019 has been a remarkable year for CELDF and our partner communities. Check out what we are celebrating!
Sierra: Nevertheless, they persisted
The epic story of Grant Township, Pennsylvania, fighting for their community’s water in the face of PGE’s proposed fracking wastewater injection well.
Scalawag: Progressive wins in Virginia are limited as long as “Dillon’s Rule” is on the books
Regardless of political gains by Democrats in Virginia, residents still do not have authority to govern themselves in their own communities. Here’s why – and what communities can do about it.
High Country News: In Oregon, the fight for local control upends Western norms
Lincoln County residents continue their fight to protect themselves and ecosystems from aerial sprayed pesticides, and spark not only hope, but tangible strategies for advancing rights.
Cleveland.com: Letter To The Editor: Talk to the people of Toledo about the increasingly poor health of Lake Erie
An Ohio resident makes clear that it is state government itself that is driving forward polluting Lake Erie. The state is even joining a lawsuit to overturn the Lake Erie Bill of Rights while permitting four factory farms.
Oregon Coast Today: A life of politics and peace
Meet Maria Sause, and her life and commitment to Community Rights in Lincoln County, where residents are fighting a recent court decision to overturn their rights-based ban on aerial pesticide spraying.
Common Dreams: The Rights of Nature
“The Rights of Nature movement…is about ushering humanity back onto a living planet.”