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Entries of interest tagged with: community rights
From the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), 9/10/14: Here’s an update on some of our latest work: GRANT TOWNSHIP, PA: On August 28th, Grant Township Supervisors voted unanimously to defend their Community Bill of Rights banning fracking wastewater injection … more
Isn’t it time us folks in the sustainability movement here in the Lehigh Valley were getting our heads — and our act — together on bringing about the needed actions to address the Climate-System Crisis head on? You are hereby invited … more
A New Civil Rights Movement: Liberating Our Communities from Corporate Control Pennsylvania judge holds that corporations are not “persons” under the Pennsylvania Constitution By Thomas Alan Linzey, Esq., Executive Director, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund March 28, 2013—To protect small … more
Three recent newsletters discuss their organization’s perspectives on how to bring about change. One talks about nonviolent direct action, another about securing rights via home rule charters and constitutions, and the third about achieving change goals via the development of … more
I attended the memorial service of a dear friend recently, a friend who had been very active during the Civil Rights Movement in the 60s. A college friend of his spoke at the service about attending protests and marches together, … more
From Barnaby Ruhe, 5/9/2012: only local action is going to happen, folks. and probably only mothers’ actions with pots and pans. someone has to stop the imminent destruction for the children. that it is a clear violation of fundamental rights, … more
From Dr. Rex A. D’Agostino on Dec 15, 2011: Very interesting article in the New York Times (published 12/14/11): As Gas Drilling Spreads, Towns Stand Ground Over Control SOUTH FAYETTE, Pa. — As energy companies move to drill in densely … more