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Opportunity To Tell the Oregon Water Resources Department to stop Nestle!

The Oregon Water Resources Department is considering a water transfer application for a water exchange that would effectively allow Nestl? to access water coming out of Mt. Hood National Forest and bottle it.
This is another significant step forward in Nestl?'s plan to profit off of Oregon's clean drinking water sources in the town of Cascade Locks in the Columbia River Gorge. The Oregon Water Resources Department has the power to stop this transfer and could effectively shut down Nestl?'s plan's to bottle Oregon's water.

They are accepting public comments now. Please take action by September 30th by using this action tool.

Enter your zip code to continue on and send a message to the Director telling them Oregonians don't want Nestle profiting from our water!

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homepage: homepage: http://stopnestlewaters.org/

sounds like revolution 22.Sep.2010 13:31

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overthrow the oppressive abuse from switzerland shareholders who come into our community and thieve our sustainable natural resources then try and sell it back to us.... while getting a capital gains tax break every corporate year.. goddamn unkle sam and his sellouts...

Video with Information About This Issue 23.Sep.2010 23:09

Jim Lockhart

Video of a Press Conference regarding this proposal by Nestle.

Press Conference at Oregon Fish and Wildlife Offices

On March 29, 2010, a coalition of environmental and social justice organizations, Keep Nestle Out of the Gorge, led by the consumer advocacy group Food and Water Watchlaunched a coordinated campaign to prevent Nestle Waters North America from opening a water bottling facility in Cascade Locks Oregon.

The coalition gathered at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) offices to speak out against the plant, and to then deliver petitions to the ODFW signed by 4,000 Oregonians who oppose the proposed facility. Keep Nestle Out of the Gorge opposes the deal because a bottled water facility would lead to the commodification of Oregons public water resources, and potentially jeopardize local wildlife, especially native salmon and steel head species.