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What rights does a lake have?

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What rights does a lake have?

Date: 03/07/2019 | Source: http://cottagelife.com

There is an interesting conversation happening in Ohio about whether Lake Erie has rights like a human. 

Cottage Life reported, "The proposed Lake Erie Bill of Rights would secure the rights of the beleaguered lake to protection from threats to its health and survival, the same rights extended to people." 

Depending on the outcome, this could potentially affect other lakes in the U.S. and even Canada! The overall goal is the health of the lake which is great, but who else would be affected?

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This proposed bill of rights means your lake might be lawyering up | Cottage Life

The proposed Lake Erie Bill of Rights would secure the rights of the beleaguered lake to protection from threats to its health and survival, the same rights extended to people.What Toledoans for Safe Water want is a new legal framework for protecting their lake.

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