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Forty-seven years ago, on April 22, 1970, communities around the nation marched to defend the earth. They brought banners, signs, chants, and a realization that environmental degradation damages every aspect of our lives and our communities. When we pollute the water, the air, and the land, people suffer – our health is impacted, recreational opportunities

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For Immediate Release November 30, 2017 Contacts: Assemblyman Tim Eustace, 201-576-9199 Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, 215-801-3043 David Pringle, Legislative Director, Clean Water Action, 732-996-4288 Jeff Tittel, Director, New Jersey Sierra Club, 609-558-9100 Doug O’Malley, Director, Environment New Jersey, 609-392-5151 Trenton, NJ:  Assemblyman Tim Eustace, joined by Maya van Rossum,

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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Contact: Robyn Shapiro, robyn.shapiro@berlinrosen.com, 202-800-7407 The Green Amendment by Maya van Rossum with Foreword by Mark Ruffalo Proposes New Constitutional Solutions New York, NY – Today, Disruption Books announced the publication of The Green Amendment: Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment, a new book by leading environmental

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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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The Silent Pandemic

  A study published online October 25, 2017, provides a detailed and scary new analysis of the devastating impacts pollution emanating from unconventional oil and gas development, including fracking for gas from shale, is having on the health and development of our nation’s children. This research also makes an even stronger case for why we

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Department of Defense Photo found at: https://www.defense.gov/Photos/Essay-View/CollectionId/17251/ I am struck by the two different ways we, as a nation, are talking about two vitally important and fundamental issues — freedom of the press and access to clean water. Just the other day, President Trump tweeted: Appropriately, there is now a robust conversation about the fact that the President

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For Immediate Release December 19, 2013 Contacts: Maya van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper, 215-369-1188×102 Tracy Carluccio, Deputy Director, Delaware Riverkeeper Network 215-369-1188×104 Jordan B. Yeager, Counsel for plaintiffs, (o) 267-898-0570, (c) 215-264-1166 Pittsburgh PA – The PA Supreme Court has ruled Act 13 is unconstitutional on the grounds that it violates the Environmental Rights Amendment

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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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