Ohio Communities Rising Tour: Presentation by Merrily Mazza – Lafayette City Council Member (Colorado)

She worked with the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund to craft a local charter amendment and proposed and helped get on the ballot Colorado's first local Community Bill of Rights which established the right to community self-government, rights of eco-systems, and the residents' rights to clean air, and water.  It banned all oil and as development within the city limits as a violation of those rights.  The charter amendment passed with 62% of the vote.  Merrily said:  It's critical to he...
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