Thursday, May 26, 2016
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.