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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

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

Marianne Goodland