February 14, 2019
On February 11, 2019, 32 Democratic Delegates cosponsored House Joint Resolution 25, dubbed the “Environmental Rights Amendment.” The resolution proposes to amend the West Virginia constitution’s Bill of Rights by including a provision specifying that a clean environment is a constitutional right:
ARTICLE III. BILL OF RIGHTS.
§23. Natural Resources and the Public Estate.
The people have a right to…