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Oregon has 3rd US ecosystem to file lawsuit defending rights

The Siletz River in Lincoln, Oregon.
Photo credit: USFWS – Pacific Region

* Washington is looking at this case for the Hanford Reach and other state sites.

– “Oregon Ecosystem Files Lawsuit to Defend Its Rights”
“On July 24, the Siletz River Ecosystem (SRE) in Northwestern Oregon took legal action to protect itself.

Becoming the third US ecosystem to do so, the SRE took this self-defense step by filing a motion to intervene in the lawsuit Rex Capri and Wakefield Farms, LLC v. Dana W. Jenkins and Lincoln County, and Lincoln County Community Rights.”

“If Nature Has No Rights, Neither Do We”
By Dahr Jamail, Truthout.
Read more

Posted by Steve on August 16, 2017 at 12:03 am | Permalink

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