Retro Local

How Algae Led to a Lake Erie Bill of Rights

11/06/2019 | 5m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

From WGTE in Ohio: In 2019, voters amended the Toledo City charter to state that the Lake Erie watershed has legal rights to “exist, flourish, and naturally evolve.” The amendment fueled an immediate a legal battle that is still playing out. Explore how the idea of citizens stewardship led to a Lake Erie Bill of Rights.

Aired: 11/06/19

Expires: 10/10/29

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning