Corporate Accountability International: Stop Nestlé’s Expansion into the Great Lakes!

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Via Corporate Accountability International:

Stop Nestlé’s Expansion into the Great Lakes amazon video herunterladen pc!

From California to Maine to Michigan, the Nestlé corporation is interfering in local, democratic decision-making over water, while expanding its bottled water operations herunterladen. Nestlé is aggressively seeking control of water in the Great Lakes basin, which contains almost a quarter of the world’s freshwater resources youtube video herunterladen iphone.

Nestlé recently received permission to drill a well near the town of Evart, MI, extracting 216,000 gallons of spring water every day! This water comes from the headwaters of two critical trout streams and will decrease the flow of the Muskegon River by 70 million gallons annually kan je netflixen op laptop. This extraction could harm trout populations and have serious consequences for the entire watershed.

Unfortunately, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality made this decision before the completion of a public comment period — and it was based solely on the conclusions of Nestlé scientists download avast antivirus for free.

Due to public pressure, the Department has extended the public comment period until March 15, 2007.

You have an opportunity to speak out and reverse the decision lego racers 2 kostenlosen! Take action today.

If Nestlé drills this well, millions of gallons of water will be removed from the Great Lakes basin downloadhelper firefox herunterladen.



Corporate Accountability International: Bottle Up Corporate Power, Not a Community’s Water

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

Via Corporate Accountability International:

Bottle Up Nestlé’s Power, Not a Community’s Water

For nearly three years, the small community of McCloud, situated at the foot of Mount Shasta in northern California, has kept a Nestlé water bottling plant and distribution center at bay android sms herunterladen. But the Swiss-based food and beverage giant continues to push forward its plans for a 1-million square foot plant that would drain nearly 2 million gallons of water every day for less than 1/64 of a cent per gallon children's series legally!

Now, the Draft Environmental Impact Review of the project is open for comment. This report downplays the serious impact of Nestlé’s plant on the community and region my craft play free. You have an opportunity to speak out before the comment period ends on September 12.

Tell the Siskiyou County Planning Department that you want all the impacts of this project thoroughly analyzed in order to protect the environment and water resources imovie 9 kostenlos. They must do everything they can to protect McCloud’s water–not turn it over to Nestlé to exploit for profit.