by Keith Matheny and Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press
Nestlé Waters North America’s plans to increase its Michigan groundwater withdrawal by more than 2 1/2 times would unravel an accord reached with environmentalists seven years ago that was aimed at protecting the water table and wildlife.
Nestlé announced a $36-million expansion at its Ice Mountain bottling operations in Stanwood, in Mecosta County, on Oct. 31. The addition of two water-bottling lines — the first to begin operation next spring; the […]
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Posted by Sheila Muxlow, Campaign Director 594.20wc on August 16, 2013 Despite the fact that Nestle never applied for a license to access the water and is draining the size of a small lake each year, they are not breaking the law. In fact Nestle’s operation is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to industries that are taking advantage of BC’s outdated water laws. Beyond bottled water, industries like mining, agriculture and natural […]
Continue reading Free Groundwater for Nestle is One of Many Corporate Give-Aways of Water in BC
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Posted by Larry Commodore, 229wc., on Aug. 29, 2013
As is so often the case here in BC when controversy arises concerning land and resources, many non-natives rally to the cry that it is “our” resources or it’s “public land” that’s at stake.
To some First Nations, this, at best, is met with puzzlement; how did my People’s traditional land and resources become something that belongs to all British Columbians?
A case in point […]
Continue reading Whose Water? A First Nation’s Perspective
Nestle CEO Peter Brabeck
April 15, 2013
In a candid interview for the documentary We Feed the World, Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck makes the astonishing claim that water isn’t a human right. He attacks the idea that nature is good, and says it is a great achievement that humans are now able to resist nature’s dominance. He attacks organic agriculture and says genetic modification is better. (View the […]
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In a candid interview for the documentary We Feed the World, Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck makes the astonishing claim that water isn’t a human right. He attacks the idea that nature is good, and says it is a great achievement that humans are now able to resist nature’s dominance. He attacks organic agriculture and says genetic modification is better.
Nestlé is the world’s biggest bottler of water. Brabeck claims – correctly – that […]
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Proposed project would bring crude to refineries in Quebec, Saint John
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CBC News | Apr 2, 2013 9:28 AM ET
TransCanada Corp. is seeking firm financial commitments from companies seeking to ship crude oil from Western Canada to refineries in Eastern Canada.
The Calgary-based company announced on Tuesday morning a bidding process that will allow interested producers to make binding commitments for space on the pipeline. Companies will have from April 15 […]
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This democracy school by CELDF was brought to Dover-Foxcroft by members of Stop the East-West Corridor. There will be another school on April 5 and 6th, followed by a rights-based-ordinance workshop on April 7th. Visit our calendar for details.
Citizens and Activists Learn About U.S. Government System
by WABI-TV5 News Desk | March 8th 2013
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Dover-Foxcroft – Concerned citizens and activists had a chance to learn more about the United States government […]
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In this article Senator Doug Thomas claims he was threatened by environmental extremists, and that they put fish in his dooryard. Since then, Thomas’s neighbor came forward to share that a fish truck had spilled fish for about a mile along the whole road, effecting all of them. This appears to be another attempt by Thomas and EWC proponents to minimize and criminalize Corridor opponents, and create fear in the greater public. That neighbor has contacted WGME to clarify the […]
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