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Gail Darrell on Wells Vote (WKNH, May 21 interview)

George Corrette and Pat Riot (Empire Watch, WKNH) interview Gail Darrell of CELDF about the recent vote in Wells, Maine on a Water Rights and Local Self Government Ordinance. (Length: 25 min.)

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Wells Residents Consider Water Rights Ordinance (MPBN radio)

Susan Sharon, Maine Public Radio Network, May 11, 2009

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If you’ve been listening to the radio lately, you may have heard an advertisement promoting the economic benefits of Poland Spring and urging residents of Wells to vote against a local ordinance that would ban commercial water extraction in the town.

Wells voters will decide at a Saturday town meeting whether they want to join the communities of Shapleigh and Newfield in adopting the […]

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“Water Rights in Maine” WERU-FM special

Water Rights in Maine (1 hour, recorded April 30, 2009)

Guests: Emily Posner, Defending Water in Maine Shelly Goibelle, POWWR (Protecting Our Water & Wildlife Resources) Rep. Jim Schatz, Maine Legislator

World Water Forum presenter interviewed on WERU

Broadcast on March 31, 2009 on WERU radio.

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Guest: Jennifer Greene, Executive Director, Water Research Institute of Blue Hill and presenter at the recent World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. Jennifer talks about this year’s, and past year’s World Water Forums held at various locations around the world. She offers her unique, holistic approach to water and water rights issues, locally & globally.

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Emily Posner interviewed on WSCA radio

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March 12, 2009 (19 min.)

Emily Posner, Co-ordinator, Defending Water for Life in Maine

Thanks to WSCA Portsmouth (NH) Community Radio !

Radio coverage of the Shapleigh Ordinance vote (audio)

“RadioActive” program on WERU, March 5, 2009 (12 min.)

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Free Speech Radio News, March 2, 2009 (2 min.)

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Protest at Portland, ME Law Firm

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On Friday, November 14, 2008, Maine youth teamed with Native Forest Network and Defending Water for Life to protest a Portland law firm for its role in the commodification of Maine’s groundwater.

People from across Maine brought trash bags full of empty plastic water bottles to Pierce Atwood to demonstrate the physical ramifications of the corporate bottling industry for Maine’s landfills.

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Bottled water firm steamed about Miami-Dade (FL) water ads

The corporate water baron (and chocolate manufacturer) Nestlé is trying to silence the Miami-Dade water utility in its effort to encourage the residents to drink the tap and avoid the waste of bottled water. They’ve brought in their high-paid attorneys, so it’s up to us: Sign the petition to stop the bullying.

Bottled water firm steamed about Miami-Dade water ads BY Curtis Morgan, Miami Herald Sun, Oct. 12, 2008

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“Bottling Giant, Maine Residents Battle over Water” PBS NewsHour

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Water Issues in Maine (WMPG radio interview)

Interview with Emily Posner (Defending Water for Life in Maine), Bill Graven (Save Our Water), and Mary Taylor (POWWR) on the “Sound Ecology” radio program (WMPG, Portland, Maine) aired July 9, 2008.

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