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colorado river

In the NY times article “Corporations Have Rights. Why Shouldn’t Rivers?” we learn about a recently filed lawsuit in which a judge is being asked to recognize the Colorado River as a person. This lawsuit is testing an important legal theory — giving rights to nature — similar to Ecuador’s model. In 2008, Ecuador became the first country to

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For Immediate Release September 28, 2016 Contacts: Maya van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper, 215 369 1188 ext 102 (rings to cell & office) Jordan Yeager, Attorney for Plaintiffs, 215 254 1166 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: In an 88 page opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Todd and joined by Justices Donohue, Dougherty and Wecht, and issued today,

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