Members of the Michigan National Guard load Nestle owned Ice Mountain bottled water at a fire station, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Water Wars

Nestlé to Take 200 Million Gallons of Water per Year from Michigan Town, Pay State $200

Michigan’s approval of Nestlé’s new permit was not just done in spite of opposition from residents, it was a complete rejection of the authority of local governments to govern the use of their own resources.