Broadview Heights

Sep 27, 2018

Alternet: Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes

Alternet: Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes

Community Rights and Rights of Nature are growing. Here, how Toledo residents are advancing them to protect the Great Lake Erie.

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Aug 22, 2017

The Thom Hartmann Program: We Don’t Just Have a Fracking Problem, We Have A Democracy Problem!

The Thom Hartmann Program: We Don’t Just Have a Fracking Problem, We Have A Democracy Problem!

CELDF’s Tish O’Dell is on the Thom Hartmann Program, exploring why we don’t have a fracking problem – but instead a democracy problem.

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Mar 20, 2016

Cleveland.com: Pro-fracking writer ignored essential dangers of drilling: Tish O’Dell, Mothers Against Drilling in Our Neighborhoods

Cleveland.com: Pro-fracking writer ignored essential dangers of drilling: Tish O’Dell, Mothers Against Drilling in Our Neighborhoods

Ohio resident Tish O’Dell counters the oil and gas industry’s insistence that fracking is safe. Regardless, communities have the right to determine what happens in the places where they live, and protect their health, safety, and welfare.

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Feb 16, 2016

Cleveland.com: No new oil, gas well applications in Broadview Heights, despite court case supporting drillers

Cleveland.com: No new oil, gas well applications in Broadview Heights, despite court case supporting drillers

Broadview Heights, OH, residents’ strong stand to block new drilling wells keeps fracking out and oil and gas companies away.

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Jan 13, 2016

Gazette: Broadview Hts.’ citizens group MADION continues its gas-oil well fight in court

Gazette: Broadview Hts.’ citizens group MADION continues its gas-oil well fight in court

Broadview Heights, OH, residents’ CELDF attorney presents oral arguments on the people’s inalienable right to protect their communities from fracking over the corporate claimed “right” to frack.

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Jan 11, 2016

The Athens News: Appeals court in fracking case should stand up for basic rights

The Athens News: Appeals court in fracking case should stand up for basic rights

A class action lawsuit filed by CELDF on behalf of Broadview Heights residents to uphold their inalienable right to local self-government – including their right to protect clean air and pure water – is heard last week by a Court of Appeals in Ohio.

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Dec 11, 2015

Community Rights Papers #8: A Touch of Class

Community Rights Papers #8: A Touch of Class

While the state and the oil and gas industry work together to force fracking activities into communities, those same communities are working to reclaim their right to local, community self-government, just as the American Revolutionaries did against the British state in the 1700s.

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Sep 16, 2015

Government and Corporations Collude Against the People: Ohio Is a Corporate State

Government and Corporations Collude Against the People: Ohio Is a Corporate State

Ohio government officials, both locally and at the state level, use oil and gas industry law firms in an attempt to keep the people’s ballot initiatives impacting banning fracking off the November ballot.

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Mar 15, 2015

OHCRN Statement: Broadview Heights, OH, County Court Decision Evokes Rallying Cry from Residents

OHCRN Statement: Broadview Heights, OH, County Court Decision Evokes Rallying Cry from Residents

While a County Court elevates corporate claimed “rights” over community rights in Broadview Heights, OH, residents assert the decision is illegitimate and determine to continue on.

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Nov 6, 2012

Press Release: Broadview Heights Adopts Community Bill of Rights Banning Fracking

Press Release: Broadview Heights Adopts Community Bill of Rights Banning Fracking

Today, the residents of Broadview Heights banned fracking from within the City limits through a Community Bill of Rights Charter Amendment. The amendment established the right to clean air and water, and the right to local self-government, banning fracking as a violation of those rights.

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