County in Oregon rejects Nestles’ water grab

See this story where residents of Hood River County voted overwhelmingly to stop Nestles from building a plant to bottle water from Oxbow Springs. The residents were vastly outspent but fortunately keeping local water local during a drought was more important than creating a few jobs. There are pockets of rational-minded progressives in the US that can see the forest for the trees and we certainly need more of them.


About theurj

Also known as theurj. I've contributed some essays to Integral World and co-founded Open Integral blog, now defunct. I continue to participate in Integral Postmetaphysical Spirituality forum.
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