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Nestle Moves to Bottle Water in Columbia Gorge, Oregon


Activists Challenge Proposal To Bottle Water In Columbia Gorge

March 27, 2012 | OPB

Environmentalists and one of Oregon’s public sector unions are challenging the recent approval of new water permits in Cascade Locks, but controversy surrounds a proposal to bottle water in the Columbia Gorge.

The appeal comes from the “Keep Nestle Out […]

Action Alert: Protest “Gateway to Opportunity” Luncheon this Thursday

Action Alert: No East-West Corridor

Protest “Gateway to Opportunity” Luncheon

this Thursday, March 29th at 11:45am,

(Canadian time, so 10:45 Maine time)

LD 1671, An Act To Provide Funding to the Department of Transportation for a Feasibility Study for an East-West Highway, was approved by the House and Senate last […]

Ivy Colleges Shunning Bottled Water Jab at $22 Billion Industry

By Andrew Theen – Mar 7, 2012 12:01 AM ET http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-07/ivy-colleges-shunning-bottled-water-jab-at-22-billion-industry.html Bottled water is coming under attack on college campuses. More than 90 schools, among them Brown University and Harvard University are banning the sale or restricting the use of plastic water bottles, unnerving the $22 billion retail packaged-water industry in the U.S. The […]

Contact: jim justice jim@fidalgo.net 360-856-2529 skagithrf.wordpress.com

Thurs., March 22, 2012 , 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon, Washington

Skagit Human Rights Festival – Whose Valley is it Anyway?

Defending Water

In the spirit of assembly and free speech, Sandra Spargo of Defending […]

Connections Found between East-West Highway, Canadian Fracking Fields, and Searsport LPG Tank

MAINE COMPASS: Is the east-west highway a plan to exploit Maine for energy triad?

Chris Buchanan, published 3-12-12 in the Morning Sentinel

Canada is developing natural gas fracking fields in Quebec and New Brunswick, and a liquid petroleum gas tank is proposed for Searsport.

We are concerned about whether the proposed east-west highway might be […]

Highway to Nowhere

by Steve Cartwright, published March 7, 2012 in the New Maine Times http://www.newmainetimes.org/articles/2012/03/07/cartwrites-highway-nowhere/

Some bad ideas get buried, only to rear their ugly heads again, and a billion-dollar East-West Highway in Maine is one of them.

This shopworn proposal has been around for years and every so often some misguided legislator sees it as salvation […]

Canadian article provides more details on East-West Highway

Update 3-1-12: This Canadian article notes concerns from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about the East-West highway, and border security. It states that the border station at Coburn Gore would need to be rebuilt. Just more taxpayer dollars funding this private project. http://thechronicleherald.ca/business/68558-maine-reviews-highway-proposal