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Hood River County voters have approved a ban on commercial water bottling, blocking a $50 million bottling plant Nestle wants to build in the Columbia River Gorge. Early results showed 69 percent of county voters...

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BY PETER HECHT Environmental groups have long taken aim at bottled water companies for contributing to the glut of plastic bottles that clog landfills, streams and waterways. Now, amid California’s drought, they’re looking at the...

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Nestle Waters North America has been piping water out of a Southern California national forest on a permit that expired in 1988, and now U.S. Forest Service officials say they will make it a priority...

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Bottled water is usually a waste of money and, beyond that, an environmental mess. American buy 50 billion bottles of water each year, and recycle less than one-fourth of those bottles. It’s a tremendous source...

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Nestle Backs Down on Bottled Water Fight

October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wellington Water Watchers, Ecojustice and the Council of Canadians are celebrating Nestlé Canada Inc.’s move to back down from a bottled water fight after the groups challenged Nestlé on its attempt to have drought restrictions...

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Nestle’s Bottled Water Contested Once Again

December 19, 2012 | 1 Comments

Do you know where your bottled water comes from? The owners of a Chicago plumbing supply store say they thought they did. Since 2008, they had five-gallon bottles of Ice Mountain spring water delivered to...

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Lawsuit Filed Against Nestlé for False Claims

October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

A putative class action lawsuit claims that Nestlé Waters North America Inc. has been selling bottles of municipal tap water and falsely marketing it to consumers as 100% spring-sourced natural water. Plaintiff Chicago Faucet Shoppe Inc. asserts...

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