Community Rights/Rights of Nature

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

” “We the people are following laws written by corporations for their benefit. It’s greed,” says O’Dell. “They’re using our communities as resource colonies,” she added. https://www.alternet.org/local-peace-economy/can-community-rights-save-great-lakes Local Peace Economy Here’s How Community Rights Could Help Save the Great Lakes…

 

Dutra faces New Set Back

“In the Bay Area, 90 percent of the wetlands have been destroyed by development,” said David Keller, founder of the Petaluma River Council and a longtime opponent of the Dutra project. “The health of the bay, the health of our…

 

Press Democrat Opinion: Be a Climate “lobbyist’

Tom, it’s called the Community Bill of Rights/Rights of Nature and over 200 communities across our country have begun this movement with the help of CELDF. See: https://celdf.org for more information. Their mission: The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF)…

 

CELDF: Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming

CELDF : Pennsylvania Township Bans Corporate Industrial Farming Community Enacts Law to Protect Family Farms and Its Environment Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chad Nicholson, PA Community Organizer 207-541-3649 chad@celdf.org TODD TOWNSHIP, HUNTINGDON COUNTY, PA:  Last…

 

The Rights of Nature Movement Goes on Trial

The Rights of Nature Movement Goes on Trial Why was an environmental law firm sanctioned for helping to block a toxic fracking wastewater project? Last Friday, a federal judge in western Pennsylvania issued sanctions on two lawyers from the Community…

 

the New Hampshire Community Rights Amendment, CACR19

SCOTUS: If money is free speech, then lack of money is lack of free speech! Officials opposed claim citizens can ask their representatives to do the work….well that’ll never happen after Citizens United….money talks now and corporations have plenty.  “Representative…