In furtherance of providing you more water-related resources and information, here’s the first paragraph of a blog post from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Water Law Review blog:
Sacred standing: Giving water rights
Recently, a court in India has made a dramatic decision to give rivers legal rights in an attempt to curb pollution. While India’s Supreme Court overturned the ruling as legally unsustainable in July, this continues a global trend of recognizing the rights of water sources as opposed to just those that use the water. Potentially, this trend could come stateside, offering a unique way for Native American tribes to protect waters they consider sacred.
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