Bowling Green

Nov 7, 2017

Sentinel-Tribune: Mayor offers impromptu remarks on Nexus, charter amendment

Sentinel-Tribune: Mayor offers impromptu remarks on Nexus, charter amendment

Students fight for right to a livable climate in Bowling Green, OH, advancing a charter amendment measure to protect the City from the Nexus pipeline.

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Oct 31, 2017

Sentinel-Tribune: Nexus is the only ‘special interest’ in charter fight

Sentinel-Tribune: Nexus is the only ‘special interest’ in charter fight

Attorney Terry Lodge blasts Bowling Green, OH, City Council for refusing to protect the community from the Nexus pipeline threatening the City. Residents are voting next week on their rights-based charter amendment banning the pipeline.

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Oct 19, 2017

Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Tip OH Supreme Court in their Favor, Win Fight for Right to Vote

Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Tip OH Supreme Court in their Favor, Win Fight for Right to Vote

Bowling Green residents declare victory! Their right to vote affirmed in Ohio Supreme Court as the first-in-the-state Right to Climate initiative goes on the November ballot.

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Oct 19, 2017

Sentinel-Tribune: Ohio Supreme Court denies effort to keep BG charter amendment off ballot

Sentinel-Tribune: Ohio Supreme Court denies effort to keep BG charter amendment off ballot

The people prevail! An attempt to keep Bowling Green, OH, residents from voting on their Right to Climate ballot initiative falls flat before the Ohio Supreme Court.

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Sep 26, 2017

BG Independent News:  Two sides at odds over proposed BG charter amendment

BG Independent News: Two sides at odds over proposed BG charter amendment

Community rights proponents in Bowling Green, OH, work to protect themselves from harmful fossil fuel projects through a rights-based charter amendment.

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Sep 24, 2017

Desmog: Ohio Communities Face ‘Voter Suppression’ in Push to Rein in Oil and Gas Development

Desmog: Ohio Communities Face ‘Voter Suppression’ in Push to Rein in Oil and Gas Development

What’s going on in Ohio? Voter suppression in the form of blocking rights-based citizen initiatives from the ballot for a vote. Who’s behind it? The oil and gas industry and their allies.

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Sep 14, 2017

BG Independent News: Anti-pipeline charter amendment now in limbo

BG Independent News: Anti-pipeline charter amendment now in limbo

The people’s right to vote on a right to climate charter amendment in Bowling Green, OH, is challenged by one resident.

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Sep 7, 2017

BG Independent News: Pipeline petition cleared to appear on BG ballot

BG Independent News: Pipeline petition cleared to appear on BG ballot

The Wood County, OH, Board of Elections supports Bowling Green residents’ right to vote, placing the people’s right to climate initiative on the November ballot.

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Sep 7, 2017

Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Have More Right to Initiative than Youngstown Residents?

Press Release: Bowling Green Residents Have More Right to Initiative than Youngstown Residents?

The Board of Elections denies Youngstown, OH, residents their inalienable right to vote on their own citizen initiatives. Residents are challenging the stripping of their rights.

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Sep 6, 2017

Sentinel-Tribune: Bowling Green charter amendment will appear on November ballot

Sentinel-Tribune: Bowling Green charter amendment will appear on November ballot

Bowling Green, OH, residents’ community rights citizen initiative to codify a right to climate advances to the November ballot.

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Aug 18, 2017

BG Independent News: Pipeline petition passes signature test …. but more obstacles remain

BG Independent News: Pipeline petition passes signature test …. but more obstacles remain

Bowling Green residents and students who submitted petitions to place a Right to Climate charter amendment on the November ballot may face efforts to block their measure.

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Jul 31, 2017

BG Independent News: BG charter amendment group submits ballot initiative

BG Independent News: BG charter amendment group submits ballot initiative

Facing the proposed Nexus pipeline and determined to protect their community’s water, Bowling Green, OH, residents turn in signatures for their community rights initiative.

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Jul 21, 2017

BG Independent News: Petition aimed at prioritizing people over pipelines

BG Independent News: Petition aimed at prioritizing people over pipelines

Bowling Green, OH, residents prepare to submit signatures to place a community rights ballot initiative before voters for November. The measure bans the Nexus pipeline as a violation of rights.

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Mar 22, 2017

PR: First in Ohio Ballot Initiative: Right to a Healthy Climate in Bowling Green

PR: First in Ohio Ballot Initiative: Right to a Healthy Climate in Bowling Green

Bowling Green, OH, students and residents join together to advance a Community Rights Charter Amendment for the November ballot. The measure would establish a right climate – the first measure of its kind in the state.

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Dec 6, 2016

Sentinel-Tribune: By unanimous vote, BG council rejects easement for Nexus pipeline project

Sentinel-Tribune: By unanimous vote, BG council rejects easement for Nexus pipeline project

A huge crowd of residents from Bowling Green and beyond gather to show their overwhelming support of City Council members to vote against an easement for the Nexus pipeline. Council did so unanimously.

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Nov 27, 2016

The Blade: B.G. council to decide on pipeline offer

The Blade: B.G. council to decide on pipeline offer

About 100 people attended a Bowling Green, OH, City Council meeting. Residents urged council members to refuse easement access to Spectra Energy for a pipeline to cut through the City, including members of OHCRN.

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