Tag Archives: drought

Court Gives Nestlé Green Light To Continue Bottling Water From National Forest By
California — A California federal judge just gave Nestlé the go ahead to continue stealing water from the San Bernardino National Forest. Nestlé has become infamous for trying to privatize water from over 50 springs throughout...
Judge: Nestlé Can Keep Bottling California’s Water Under Permit That Expired In 1988 By
SAN BERNARDINO, California — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Nestlé can continue to bottle water from drought-stricken Southern California, even though the permit which allows the company to pipe water from the San Bernardino National Forest expired in 1988. Federal...
A Third Of California’s Deep Groundwater Aquifers Are Being Used For Oil And Gas By
A study released this week by Stanford scientists shows that there is nearly three times more groundwater in California’s Central Valley than earlier surveys had indicated. “It’s not often that you find a ‘water windfall,’ but we just did,” study co-author Robert...
The ‘Grinch’ That Stole Water: Nestlé Illegally Bottles 68,000 Gallons Of Water A Day In Drought-Stricken California By
SACRAMENTO, California — Activists are preparing to disrupt business at a Nestlé bottled water plant for a third time as the corporation continues to bottle millions of gallons of water in California amid an historic drought. Scheduled for Dec. 4, the protest marks...
Amid Continuing Drought Los Angeles Considers Public Shaming For Water Violators By
Drought-stricken Los Angeles is weighing new ways to crack down on residents who use more than their fair share of dwindling water supplies. For the first time in many years, such water hogs could be publicly named in an official version of the increasingly familiar and...
Nestle Pays Only $524 To Extract 27,000,000 Gallons Of California Drinking Water By
(ANTIMEDIA) Los Angeles, CA — Nestle has found itself more and more frequently in the glare of the California drought-shame spotlight than it would arguably care to be — though not frequently enough, apparently, for the megacorporation to have spontaneously sprouted...
Monster El Niño Makes Record-Hot Year Look Inevitable By
This has been the hottest start to a year by far, according to data released today by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The record heat is likely to continue as an already strong El Niño weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean continues to intensify,...
California Using Recycled Fracking Water To Irrigate Crops By
REDDING, California — California’s governor, a recipient of generous donations from the oil and gas industry, is now responsible for putting dangerous “frack water” into the American food supply. As California struggles with a historic drought, some farmers...
Fracking Pollutes California Water As Drought Crisis Worsens By
Gustavo Aguirre Jr. stands in front of a noxious “recycling” facility where he and his team takes air samples. A shrine in front of the entrance commemorates two brothers who died of hydrogen sulfide poisoning while working there; a reminder of the dangers of...
Activists Shut Down Nestlé Plant In Drought-Stricken California By
TrueActivist–  In case you’re not aware, California is currently experiencing its most severe drought ever recorded, the impending implications still being tallied. But profit-driven company Nestlé has yet to slow their bottling of plastic water bottles, guzzling...