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San Francisco’s proposed ban on sales of plastic water bottles on public property faces a key vote today amid some concerns about lack of water access and financial impacts on popular events such as the...

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The proposed legislation from Supervisor David Chiu would gradually phase in a ban on the sale of bottled water of 21 fluid ounces or less on all city properties with leases signed after 2014 and...

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ENCINITAS COUNCIL DUMPS BOTTLED WATER

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Encinitas city staff members won’t be handing out disposable water bottles to thirsty City Council members anymore. And in the coming months, the city will be exploring new ways to reduce the public’s dependence on...

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The City of Encinitas, California is considering banning plastic water bottles at city-sponsored events. The ban, proposed by Councilwoman Lisa Shaffer, would apply during city events where drinking water is available from fountains and other...

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According to National Parks Traveler, there is a growing movement to ban the sale of bottled water at National Parks given the success of the ban at Grand Canyon National Park. Check out the full...

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Elk Grove District’s local paper reports the newest addition to Franklin Elementary school, an arsenic treatment system that delivers close to arsenic-free water for students. After recent regulation changes, the Elementary school needed to adapt,...

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UC Berkeley Takes Steps to Ban Bottled Water

March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Courtney Moulds, Daily Cal Efforts to ban the sale of bottled water at UC Berkeley continue this semester, with the Cal Student Store being the first on-campus vendor to eliminate its sale of the...

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The California attorney general’s office on Wednesday sued three companies over allegations they misled consumers by marketing plastic water bottles as biodegradable. The lawsuit – said to be the first government action to enforce the...

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