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Colorado River is plaintiff, sort of, in a lawsuit to give it same rights as people

Author: Marianne Goodland - September 26, 2017 - Updated: September 27, 2017

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The Colorado River ought to have its own legal status that would put it on the same footing as people or corporations, according to an environmental group that filed a lawsuit in Denver federal court Monday. The lawsuit is the first of its kind in the United States, its proponents say.

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Marianne Goodland