US municipalities to abolish rights of corporations

more than 100 municipalities in the us state of Pennsylvania are declaring the environmental regulations of the state and federal governments null and void. They have, in fact, passed ordinances to abolish the constitutional rights of corporations.

Led by a local environmental group, the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (celdf), the municipalities' attempt is to save their townships from corporate control over the environmental permitting process and clearance in the country. "Municipal lawyers and local officials say they have no authority to challenge a

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