Judge: Nestlé Can Keep Bottling California’s Water Under Permit That Expired In 1988

And a federal judge has ruled that the Swiss-based multinational may continue to do so until the Forest Service takes action on the permit it’s allowed to lapse for 28 years.

Cars in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., drive by a sign encouraging residents to save water, July 2, 2015.

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. https://twitter.com/CenterForBioDiv/status/778734509181194242 Despite a

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The ‘Grinch’ That Stole Water: Nestlé Illegally Bottles 68,000 Gallons Of Water A Day In Drought-Stricken California

“In 2014 alone an estimated 28 million gallons were … sold under Nestlé’s Arrowhead brand,” noted one environmental group that’s suing the company for illegal bottling.

Nestle brand Arrowhead water bottlers. (Screenshot)

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 the third time the “Crunch Nestlé Alliance” will target the corporation’s

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Nestlé Exploits B.C.’s Water Laws

“We have water that’s so clean and so pure,” says a resident. “And then they take it and sell it back to us in plastic bottles.”

International food giant Nestlé is striking gold in British Columbia — dubbed the 'Wild West' of water regulations — extracting hundreds of millions of liters of fresh groundwater each year without paying a cent. As the only province in Canada that doesn’t regulate groundwater use, B.C. residents are calling on the provincial government to

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