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MAINE WATER NETWORK ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF WATER ISSUES SURVEY OF STATE POLITICAL CANDIDATES

Maine Water Network

Save Our Water * Food & Water Watch Fund

POWWR * Defending Water for Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

October 21, 2010 Contact: Nisha Swinton, 202-683- 4923

MAINE WATER NETWORK ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF WATER ISSUES SURVEY OF STATE POLITICAL CANDIDATES

Portland–The results of the Maine Water Network’s Groundwater Survey, sent to the state’s gubernatorial candidates and candidates for state legislative offices, are in. The Maine Water Network is a coalition of four organizations: Food & Water Watch Fund, […]

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Protect Our Water

At a recent meeting in Ellsworth’s City Hall sponsored by the Lamoine Conservation Commission, a 2009 film called “Tapped,” about huge problems with bottled water, was shown. Concerned with the stubbornness of corporations in our daily lives, I was worried that a big company could drain “my aquifer” and leave me wicked thirsty. I learned enough to make me wicked worried!

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WERU coverage of

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Contributor: Meredith DeFrancesco

On Tuesday, the Lamoine Conservation Commission, the Bar Harbor Conservation Commission, the Union River Watershed Coalition, and Food & Water Watch, sponsored a showing of the documentary film “Tapped” and a panel discussion on bottled water and its impacts. Today we bring you excerpts from the panel discussion and question and answer session. The panelists are Rep. Jim Schatz of Blue Hill; Emily Posner, Coordinator for Defending Water for Life in Maine; […]

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Presentation: Groundwater and Public Trust

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Groundwater Extraction and Bottled Water: Lessons from Maine

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In this podcast, Emily Posner, water activist, community organizer, grassroots lobbyist and legal worker speaks about the experience of Maine communities struggling to maintain control over their water resources as multinational corporations seek to withdraw ever increasing amounts of water for the bottled water industry.

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