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By SUSAN SHARON • FEB 5, 2015 | Maine Public Broadcasting Network
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AUGUSTA, Maine – In a decision that is being welcomed as “historic” by Maine Indian tribes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has asked the state of Maine to revise some water quality standards for tribal waters.
The decision comes during ongoing litigation brought by the state against the EPA. Maine’s […]
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Back in 2011, we were made aware of this article which links the World Bank with several transnational corporate entities, including Nestle, to private water worldwide, but especially targeting countries with a lower socioeconomic status. I was then informed by an expert source that it was not being spearheaded by the World Bank, but rather the World Economic Forum.
Then the other day, Nickie Seckera of Community Water Justice, who has been resisting Nestle’s expanding empire over the […]
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Wednesday, 13 November 2013 09:39
By Staff, PopularResistance.org | Press Release
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The TPP has been shrouded in secrecy from the beginning because the Obama administration knows that the more people know about it, the more they will oppose the agreement. The release of the full Intellectual Property chapter today by Wiikileaks confims what had been suspected, the Obama administration has been an advocate for transnational corporate interests in the negotiations even though […]
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The UN took an historic vote on July 28 when it passed a resolution introduced by Bolivia on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation. Thanks to all who left messages for the Ambassador and/or signed the Credo petition. The resolution got 122 votes in favor, 41 abstentions including the US, and did not get any no votes. The U.S. did not succeed in watering down the resolution, but joined 40 other countries (list below), including Great Britain […]
Continue reading UPDATE: VICTORY! UN Voting 7/28 on Right to Water