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Posted on: Aug 24, 2011, Source: YES! Magazine

Many communities trying to stop fracking, drilling, or big box stores out are finding they don't have the legal right to say no. So they are trying to change the structure of law.

Posted on: May 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Our environmental laws and regulations, rather than put in place protections for the environment, instead seem to be written to exploit it. Here's what can we do about it.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2010, Source: YES! Magazine

A historic new ordinance bans natural gas drilling while elevating community decision making and the rights of nature over the "rights" associated with corporate personhood.