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Chaffee County, Colorado

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Nestlé claims in that their history with the residents of Chaffee County, Colorado was an example of the kind of good corporate citizenship that the framework will help them foster. In reality, Chaffee County was a clear example of Nestlé up to its old tricks. Though Nestlé started buying up land in their community in […]

Poland, Maine

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Nestlé operates at least six wells and two bottling plants in Poland and Hollis, Maine, under the Poland Springs label, and is looking to build a third bottling plant and open up additional wells. When local residents heard about Nestlé’s plan to expand, they were concerned about the impact of the expansion. Traffic in these […]

Evart, Michigan

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It was recently announced that two city wells would be segregated and privatized for Nestlé’s use only. Nestlé would pay only about $250,000 a year for water worth tens of millions of dollars when sold in bottles as “natural spring water. There has been NO independent study of environmental impacts in this area. In response […]

Stanwood, Michigan

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Nestlé received a permit to pump out 400 gallons of spring water per minute from a site within a wildlife sanctuary. Concerned community members, like Don Roy from Big Rapids Michigan, formed the Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation to challenge Nestlé’s permit. The judge ruled in favor of the community and said that Nestlé had […]

Henderson, Texas

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Bart Sipriano, a Texas rancher woke up one day in 1996 to find the well that had been operating for 20 years on his land without a single problem had run dry. Just days earlier, a nearby bottling plant owned by a Nestlé subsidiary had started operations and was pumping out thousands of gallons of […]

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