Is Maine next?
S2C Global Systems is promising tanker deliveries but high cost might make it just a pipe dream
Imagine an oil tanker plowing through the ocean, hauling valuable cargo from resource-rich nations of the world to the countries that need it: but instead of oil, the tanker holds millions of gallons of fresh water.
It’s not a vision from some futuristic film or doomsday novel, but the present-day intention of companies trying to launch the bulk water export business. The idea has been around since the 1990’s, yet no one has succeeded in making it a practical reality. Continue reading
Nestle Gives $10,000 to Denmark Library to Keep their Corporate Profits from Poland Spring flowing
DENMARK — Poland Spring Water Co. has awarded a $10,000 Good Neighbor Grant to the Denmark Public Library.
The grant will help the library purchase new reading materials and furnishings and offer a new online audio book service via the library website, according to Chris Gouterman, president of the Board of Trustees. Other anticipated improvements include replacing two computers and upgrading others.
The Denmark Public Library operates as a nonprofit and relies on support from individual donors, the town of Denmark and volunteers to provide library services to the community.
Poland Spring’s Good Neighbor Grant program provides funding to organizations and causes focused on the environment, education, health and wellness, and emergency relief, as well as to local community needs. In 2009, Poland Spring gave more than $850,000 in community grants to 72 Maine causes and organizations.
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