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Press Release: CELDF Co-Founder Named Among Top 400 Environmentalists of Last 250 Years
CELDF’s Executive Director Thomas Linzey is profiled as one of the nation’s leading environmentalists in a newly published book, American Environmental Leaders.
Press Release: Ohio Attorney & Community Rights Advocate Receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award
Environmental and social justice attorney Terry Lodge receives the 2018 Johnsrud Unsung Heroes Award. Lodge partners with CELDF to advance and protect Community Rights for communities across Ohio.
Press Release: PGE Continues Efforts to Bankrupt Grant Township
PGE continues to harass Grant Township, a small community in rural Pennsylvania, by attempting to force the Township to pay attorney’s fees. Grant residents are protecting their water by fighting PGE’s proposed fracking wastewater injection well.
Blog: Dangerous to the 1% – An Informed Public
An uninformed, passive public is easy to for the 1% to lead. We must become knowledgeable – not just about what is happening, but how and why. We must take on difficult questions and challenge the status quo if we are going to create a new way of life.
Press Release: The Right to Water Shut Off in Unjust Youngstown Election
It was a questionable election at best for Youngstown, OH, where community members are fighting for their right to clean water in a city that is making it increasingly difficult to even vote on citizen initiatives.
Blog: The Gun Establishment’s Weapon of Choice
Courageous local officials in ten Florida cities are fighting punishments enacted by the state legislature under an unjust gun law. But it’s the state’s claimed power of preemption that must be challenged.
Press Release: Colombia Supreme Court Rules that Amazon Region is “Subject of Rights”
In the growing recognition of ecosystem rights around the world, today the Colombia Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the Amazon region in Colombia possesses rights.
Dick McGinn – A Life of Service
CELDF, OHCRN, and Ohio communities grieve the loss of Dick McGinn, and celebrate his life and contributions. He was a passionate leader in growing Community Rights in Ohio.
Press Release: Mahoning Board of Elections Defies Supreme Court
The Mahoning County, OH, Board of Elections blocks a duly qualified Community Bill of Rights initiative from the ballot in Youngstown. CELDF assists residents to file a lawsuit with the Ohio Supreme Court.
Press Release: Historic Vote on Community Rights State Constitutional Amendment in NH Legislature
The New Hampshire legislature takes an historic vote on the first Community Rights state constitutional amendment considered by a state legislature.