Lake Erie would be able to sue whenever any enterprise engaged in activities that the most radical environmentalist in the city opposed.
Environmentalism is growing darkly anti-human. That misanthropy has also seeped into science.
Most media with which I interact on this issue assume that advocating personhood for nature must be a fringe meme.
Why the alarm? Remember, it only takes one judge.
Do not expect logic or consistency from nature-rights activists.