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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.
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.
The Columbus Dispatch: Columbus anti-fracking initiative makes fall ballot, might not hold up legally
Residents in Columbus, OH, successfully qualify a Community Bill of Rights initiative for the November ballot. The measure bans fracking extraction and waste from within city limits as a violation of democratic and environmental rights.
The Daily News: Residents rally to halt pig farm
Todd Township, PA, supervisors fulfill on their commitment to protect the health, safety, and welfare of township community members, voting to adopt a Community Bill of Rights prohibiting industrial farming.
Tulane Environmental Law Journal: Representing Ecosystems in Court: An Introduction for Practitioners
CELDF attorney Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin advocates that the fight for ecosystem rights will be most effective working side by side with the fights for decolonization and for democracy.
Daily Camera: After protest derails meeting, Lafayette says it will still vote on new drilling regs next month
Lafayette, CO, City Council attempts to move forward with legalizing fracking while residents plan next steps to protect the community.