Representatives of the “Crunch Nestlé Alliance” said the company is draining up to 80 million gallons of water a year from Sacramento aquifers during a record drought. They claim Sacramento City Hall has made it possible through a “corporate welfare giveaway.” Continue reading
Thunder Bay adopts blue community resolution!
Council of Canadians Thunder Bay chapter activist Janice Horgos tells us this evening, “Great news! Following a presentation by our Thunder Bay Council of Canadians Blue Planet Committee, City Council adopted the three Blue Community resolutions at tonight’s Council meeting.” Continue reading
Former UN Advisor issues scathing report on Harper’s legacy on water
“The Navigable Waters Protection Act no longer protects water. The Fisheries Act no longer protects fish. The Environmental Assessment Act no longer requires environmental assessments be done before important decisions are made.” Continue reading
On notice for a drinking water crisis in Canada
The Council of Canadians launched a new report yesterday, On notice for a drinking water crisis in Canada, which gives an overview of the 1,838 drinking water advisories in Canada as of January 2015. Continue reading