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What is a Green Amendment?

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Green Amendments establish a constitutional mandate recognizing a healthy environment as an inherent, indefeasible, generational legal right of all citizens. These amendments serve to emphasize environmental health and safety as being part of basic civil liberties.

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State Legislators on the Importance of Green Amendments

February 8, 2022

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NCEL Green Amendment Webpage

Learn what states can do to advance green amendments within their states and regions.

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