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17 Jun 2020 VEVEY, Switzerland
Bottled water giant Nestle has announced a new strategic direction for its water bottling business to focus on “functional” water (mineral, vitamin, etc) and high-end international brands (eg San Pellegrino and Perrier). The decision, announced 11 June, includes potential acquisitions to grow this category as well as dispositions, including a majority of its contentious North American waters business...
6 Nov 2018 GRAND RAPIDS MI
Nestle has been bottling spring water outside of Grand Rapids for almost 20 years. Today, the company pumps nearly 360,000 gallons a day from this one well in the town of Evart, and now the state of Michigan approved a new permit that would allow them to nearly double it. The permit cost $200 a year.
11 Sep 2018 EVART
For the first time, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is commenting on why the controversial Nestle water permit was approved. Nestle is pumping out 400 gallons of water from the Great Lakes each minute, and the state is only charging $200 per year. Most Michigan residents were opposed to the Nestle water deal, as more than 80,000 told the MDEQ not to approve the permit and only 70 supported the deal...
3 Aug 2017 WARRENTON VA, United States
USA: Nestle Michigan Problems, Mississippi Targets, Maryland Investment, Dirty Top Guns, Portlandia Splashes, McCain on Mexican Sewage, Kelly on Climate, Fracking Texans and More
Portland to Pay up to $500 Million USD for Clean WaterThe City Council of Portland, Oregon, chose (August 2nd) the “most expensive option” for a new treatment plant needed to meet state and federal rules (The Oregonian). Homeowners are expected to pay an average of $10.38 more per month over the next 16 years for the filtration treatment plant approved unanimously by the council...
31 Jul 2017 LANSING MI
Michigan environmental regulators have told a bottled water company to re-evaluate how its proposal to withdraw 210 million gallons of water annually from the state would impact local wetlands, streams and natural springs. MLive reports the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality requested more information from Nestle Waters North America in June about groundwater replenishment around the company's White Pine Springs well northwest of Evart.
27 Apr 2017 FLINT, MI
Six arrests for disorderly conduct at a Flint, Michigan town hall last week have been widely criticized as the city continues to battle its water crisis. "This is a people's movement and I don't think people are realizing that," Flint resident Abel Delgado announced at a protest following his arrest...
19 Jul 2016 VIENNA
The Rio Grande (called Rio Bravo in Mexico) is the lifeline to an expansive desert in the southwest USA and northern Mexico. From Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico, over 3000 km, people depend on the river to quench their thirst and irrigate their crops. The river also forms the boundary between the USA and Mexico for 2034 km...