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Tan Claro Como Agua Turbia (As Clear as Muddy Water)

This article is about Nestle’s targetting of Latino communities to market bottled water. The article is entirely in Spanish, but you can look up more information at: http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/node/1571

Empresas promueven producto con más energía entre los consumidores hispanos Róger Lindo | 2011-11-06 | La Opinión

Universidades, grupos comunitarios y líderes latinos han iniciado una campaña […]

Coca Cola Flexes Influence to Block Grand Canyon Bottle Ban

As a major donor to the National Park Foundation, Coca Cola and the top federal parks official, Jon Jarvis, made the decision to undermine years worth of work to kick the bottle out of the Grand Canyon. Top Grand Canyon park official Stephen Martin and other officials have been working to stop the sale of […]

A Report on Irrigation’s Impact to Groundwater on the Deschutes River, Oregon and Success of Mitigation Program

ACCEPTABILITY OF THE DESCHUTES GROUNDWATER MITIGATION PROGRAM by Eva Lieberherr*

 

 

Printed in Ecology Law Quarterly

This is a useful resource on how groundwater is effected by pumping, and an example of groundwater protection.

http://elq.typepad.com/currents/2011/06/currents38-04-lieberherr-2011-0607.html

Coca-Cola Influences Ban on Sale of Disposable Water Bottles in Grand Canyon

November 9, 2011

Parks Chief Blocked Plan for Grand Canyon Bottle Ban

By FELICITY BARRINGER

Weary of plastic litter, Grand Canyon National Park officials were in the final stages of imposing a ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in the Grand Canyon late last year when the nation’s parks chief abruptly blocked the […]

Statement from Indigenous Environmental Network on Keystone XL Pipeline and Obama’s decision to delay

Statement of the: Indigenous Environmental Network November 11, 2011

Mother Earth Achieves a Victory Today with Obama Administration Decision to Delay the Keystone XL Pipeline Decision

Turtle Island-The United States Department of State and President Barack Obama announced they would seek a new environmental review of the Keystone XL pipeline. This will delay and hopefully […]

Bottled water marketing tactic targets Latinos

By Alli Crook and Caitlin Krown, Tuesday, November 1, 2011

To Tap That, a campaign of the Vassar Greens dedicated to reducing bottled water use on campus, commercial scams and unregulated corruption are expected of all major bottled water companies. From images of mountain springs and false promises of a healthier, cleaner product, bottled water […]

Some question McCloud’s Squaw Valley Creek study

By Skye Kinkade Mount Shasta Area Newspapers Posted Nov 02, 2011 @ 10:15 AM Last update Nov 02, 2011 @ 02:21 PM

McCloud, Calif. — Now that a study on the Squaw Valley Creek watershed is complete, members of the McCloud Community Services District and California Trout hope they can keep some of its sensors […]

Crystal Geyser cancels plans for Orland bottling plant

By HEATHER HACKING Staff Writer Posted: 11/08/2011 10:49:13 AM PST ORLAND – Plans for a Crystal Geyser Sparkling Water Company bottling plant in Orland have been withdrawn. The company had planned to build a facility at the edge of town, but faced opposition from many citizens who said it wasn’t a good fit for a […]

Skagit County Climate Change Study

Skagit County Planning and Development Services, Wash., released a climate change study on the Skagit River Basin. The Climate Impacts Group/University of Washington conducted the study for Envision Skagit 2060. The website includes links to the following:

Executive Summary Basin Overview Climate Variability Climate Change Scenarios Glaciers Hydrology Geomorphology Ecosystems Human Systems […]

Bigger Than Nestlé

In Oct. 2010, Mayor Dean Maxwell of Anacortes, Wash., signed a water contract with Tethys Enterprises (a venture capital company) to build the largest bottled water/beverage and food production plant in the United States—bigger than the Nestlé bottled water plant in Hollis, Maine. The Hollis plant is entitled close to one million gallons […]