In the Press

Hood River News, “Governor Intervenes on Nestle water transfer,” November 10, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/nov/11/governor-intervenes-nestle-water-transfer/

The Portland Mercury, “Nestle Will Still Face Hood River County Voters, Despite Gov. Brown’s Request,” November 10, 2015: http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2015/11/10/nestl-will-still-face-hood-river-county-voters-despite-gov-browns-request

Reuters, “Oregon governor seeks public input on Nestle water bottling deal,” November 9, 2015: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/10/us-oregon-water-idUSKCN0SZ06720151110#PvYS7goXfcKiExTL.97

Hood River News, “Gov. Brown asks state agencies to pull back on Cascade Locks water transfer,” November 9, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/nov/06/gov-brown-asks-state-agencies-pull-back-cl-water-t/

The Oregonian, “Gov. Kate Brown asks for new approach to Nestle water deal,” November 6, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/11/gov_kate_brown_asks_wildlife_d.html#incart_river_home

OPB, “Umatilla Tribes Join Opposition To Nestle Bottling Facility,” November 3,2015: http://www.opb.org/news/article/umatilla-tribes-join-opposition-to-nestle-bottling-facility-/

Hood River News, “Water Ballot OK’d for signatures,” October 30, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/oct/31/water-ballot-okayed-signatures/

KOIN 6, “Opponents collect signatures to block Nestle plant,” October 29, 2015: http://koin.com/2015/10/29/opponents-collect-signatures-to-block-nestle-plant/

Hood River News, “Water ballot measure Ok’d to collect signatures,” October 29, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/oct/27/water-ballot-measure-okd-colect-signatures/

The Oregonian, “Hood River County ballot initiative seeks to block Nestle water bottling plant,” September 21, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/09/hood_river_ballot_measure_seek.html

KGW, “Nestle bottling critics want voters to stop plant,” September 21, 2015: http://www.kgw.com/story/news/2015/09/21/criticsgorge-bottled-water-plant-aim-ballot-measure/72589528/

OPB, “Group Seeks Ballot Measure To Stope Nestle Water Bottling,” September 21, 2015: http://www.opb.org/news/article/nestle-water-hood-river-bottling-ballot-measure/

FOX Business, “Critics of proposed Cascade Locks bottled water plant hope for countywide vote,” September 21, 2015: http://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/2015/09/21/critics-proposed-cascade-locks-bottled-water-plant-hope-for-countywide-vote/

KATU Portland News, “Critics of Cascade Locks bottled water plant aim for ballot,” September 21, 2015: http://www.katu.com/politics/Critics-of-Cascade-Locks-bottled-water-plant-aim-for-ballot-328572561.html

Statesman Journal, “Nestlé foes use ballot to block water exports,” September 21, 2015: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/tech/science/environment/2015/09/21/nestl-foes-use-ballot-block-water-exports/72570144/

Statesman Journal, “Group Protests Nestlé water deal at Capitol,” September 17, 2015: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2015/09/16/group-protests-nestl-water-deal-capitol/32515643/

KVAL Eugene News, “Tribes gather at Capitol to protest water bottling deal,” September 16, 2015: http://www.kval.com/news/local/Nestle-Arrowhead-Columbia-River-Oregon-327963911.html

The Portland Mercury, “A Tribal Member in Cascade Locks is Trying to Block Nestle with a Hunger Strike,” August 20, 2015: http://www.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2015/08/20/a-tribal-member-in-cascade-locks-is-trying-to-block-nestl-with-a-hunger-strike

KPAM 890 AM, The Mark and Dave Show, Thursday, August 20, 2015, hour 3 (aroud the 14 minute mark in the show): http://www.kpam.com/page.php?page_id=411

KOIN 6 News, “Anti-Nestlé Protesters Gather in Cascade Locks,” August 20, 2015: http://koin.com/2015/08/19/anti-nestle-protesters-gather-in-cascade-locks/.

The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com, “Woman’s Five-Day Fast Outside Cascade Locks City Hall Targets Nestlé” August 20, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/08/womans_five-day_fast_outside_c.html.

KBOO Community Radio, on Wednesday Talk Radio, “Keep Nestle Out of the Gorge,” August 19, 2015: https://kboo.fm/keepnestleoutofthegorge.

Hood River News, “Roundtable on Nestlé Weighs Pros and Cons,” August 3, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/aug/01/roundtable-nestle-weighs-pros-cons/.

The Portland Mercury, “A Leak in the Bottle, Tribes Treaty Rights May Dam the Flow to Nestle,” July 29, 2015: http://www.portlandmercury.com/portland/a-leak-in-the-bottle/Content?oid=16137706

Hood River News, “Passions Run High at Nestlé Town Hall,” July 2, 2015: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2015/jul/01/passions-run-high-nestle-town-hall/.

KOIN 6 News, “Nesté bottling plant plan: Jobs vs Environment,” June 5, 2015: http://koin.com/2015/06/25/town-hall-set-over-nestle-bottling-plant-proposal/

France 24, “How Nestlé wants to privatize water in drought-dry Oregon,” May 29, 2015: http://observers.france24.com/content/20150529-oregon-nestle-water-bottling-plant-cascade-privatization

Statesman Journal, “Thousands Petition Oregon Governor to  Stop Nestlé Deal,” May 14, 2015: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/tech/science/environment/2015/05/14/thousands-petition-oregon-governor-stop-nestl-deal/27317907/

USA Today, “Thousands petition Ore. gov to stop Nestlé water deal,” May 14, 2015: www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/05/14/nestle-bottled-water-oregon/27329829

Oregon Legislative Media, “News Conference: Public Comments on Controversial Proposal to Open the Gorge to Nestlé,” May 14, 2015: https://youtu.be/0bK5rRxI-rU

KATU News Channel 2, “Opponents of Nestle water bottling plant flood Capitol with letters of protest,” May 14, 2015: http://www.katu.com/politics/Opponents-of-Nestle-water-bottling-plant-in-Cascade-Locks-flood-Capitol-with-letters-303836081.html

Oregonian/Oregonlive.com, “Nestle opponents to drop boxes of protest letters at state Capitol” May 13, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/05/nestle_opponents_to_drop_boxes.html

KGW News Channel 8, “Group Protests Nestle Water Bottling Plant in the Gorge,” April 16, 2015: http://www.kgw.com/story/news/local/green/2015/04/16/nestle-bottled-water-plant-oxbow/25882185/

KOIN News Channel 6, “Protesters March Against Nestle Water Plant,” April 16, 2015: http://koin.com/2015/04/16/protesters-march-against-nestle-water-plant/

KATU Channel 2 News, “Oregonians Protest Nestlé’s Proposed Bottle Plant in Gorge,” April 16, 2015: http://www.katu.com/news/local/portland-oregon-protest-nestle-bottling-plant-columbia-river-gorge-300121471.html

The Oregonian/Oregonive.com, “ODFW Agreed to New approach for Nestlé water plant in Cascade Locks,” April 10, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/04/odfw_agress_to_new_approach_fo.html

The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com, Of Oregon’s 31 Water Bottlers, None as Controversial as Nestlé (Interactive), March 6, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/03/post_42.html#comments. The story was accompanied by this inactive including a map of water bottlers in Oregon and a map of all of the Nestlé water bottling locations in the US: http://projects.oregonlive.com/bottled-water/

KBOO Community Radio, program: Locus Focus, February 23, 2015: http://kboo.fm/keepingnestl%C3%A9ou

The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com, “Oregon Should Say ‘No’ to Water Transfer Sought by Nestlé,” Guest Opinion, February 14, 2015, http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/02/oregon_should_say_no_to_water.html

OPB: Think Out Loud, January 29, 2015: http://www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/segment/application-brings-nestl-one-step-closer-to-oregon/.

The Oregonian/Oregonlive.com: Bottled Water Wars: Nestlé’s Latest Move in Cascade Locks Sparks Opponents Outcry, January 23, 2015: http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2015/01/bottled_water_wars_nestles_lat.html#incart_m-rpt-1.

Hood River News: CL Looks to Expedite Nestlé Bottling Plant, December 24, 2014: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2014/dec/24/cl-looks-expedite-nestle-bottling-plant/.

Truthout: Protesters Fight Nestlé Bid to Tap Into Scenic Columbia River Gorge Spring, February 11, 2013: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/14462-protesters-fight-nestle-bid-totap-into-oregon-gorge-water

OPB: Opponents Protest Nestlé Water Bottling Plant, February 8, 2013: http://www.opb.org/news/blog/ecotrope/opponents-protest-nestle-water-bottling-plant/

Hood River News: Nestlé Protesters Pick Up The Pace, August 16, 2012: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2012/aug/04/nestle-protesters-pick-pace/

Hood River News: Quiet visitor packs potent question for Cascade Locks, July 2, 2012: http://www.hoodrivernews.com/news/2012/jun/30/quiet-visitor-packs-potent-question-cascade-locks/

Mercury Blog: Sweet Deal: Nestlé Still Wants Columbia Gorge Water, June 27, 2012:
http://blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/archives/2012/06/27/sweet-deal-nestl-still-wants-columbia-gorge-water

FWW: Over 300 Protesters Demand Kitzhaber Stop Nestlé’s Water Grab in the Gorge, June 27, 2012:
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/pressreleases/over-300-protesters-demand-kitzhaber-stop-nestles-water-grab-in-the-gorge/

KATU: Protesters rally against proposed water bottling plant in Gorge, June 26, 2012:
http://www.katu.com/news/local/Protesters-rallying-against-proposed-water-bottling-plant-in-Gorge-160461875.html>

KOIN: Protesters rally against Nestle water bottling plant, June 26, 2012:
http://www.koinlocal6.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=3579581

KOIN: Groups rally against Nestle plant in Gorge, May 14, 2012: http://www.bark-out.org/article.php?id=834

Protestors decry bottled water plan for the Gorge, May 14, 2012: http://stjr.nl/MefX0j

Water and jobs: Nestlé’s corporate model will dry up Cascade Locks, April 2, 2012: http://bit.ly/HhAlvP

Nestlé Grabs at Public Water in the Gorge, March 31, 2012: http://bit.ly/HCVsq5

Fate of Nestlé’s Cascade Locks plans may rest with Kitzhaber, March 30, 2012: http://bit.ly/HO57tl

Bottled water foes oppose Nestlé plant in Oregon, March, 28, 2012: http://stjr.nl/HjAL5o

Bottled water foes oppose Nestlé plant in Oregon, March, 28, 2012: http://bit.ly/I36HKA

Activists Ramp Up Opposition to a Plan for Nestlé Waters Bottling Plant in the Columbia River Gorge, March 27, 2012: http://bit.ly/HbL0Ce

Keep the Tap Closed on Nestlé, Oregonian Op-Ed, February 12, 2012: http://bit.ly/A0UKdg

Nestlé Waters: A history of backroom deals and exploitative extraction practices, February 22, 2011: http://buswk.co/RV26k

Don’t auction our gorge water, December 16, 2010: http://bit.ly/idGzRB

Nestlé tapping Gorge water, November 11, 2010: http://bit.ly/hDEhYy

A Fair Trade? Cascade Locks Wants Jobs, Nestlé Wants Water, October 27, 2010: http://bit.ly/hFd9y5

Bid by Nestlé to tap into Cascade Locks spring water open for public comment, September 2, 2010: http://bit.ly/9K7Qq2

Wall Street Journal: Bottled Water Pits Nestlé vs. Greens, May 25, 2010: http://on.wsj.com/cybWkf

All of Oregon has a stake in Cascade Locks (Op-ed), April 16, 2010: http://bit.ly/9xq9oD

Nestlé Water Buy-Out (Op-ed), April 5, 2010: http://bit.ly/hmCGqH

Campaign launched against Nestlé Waters proposed Cascade Locks plant, March 29, 2010: http://bit.ly/a9rbk

Consumer group launches campaign in Clackamas against Nestlé water facility in Columbia Gorge, March 25, 2010: http://bit.ly/dsiSGP

An update on the Nestlé water in Cascade Locks, January, 25, 2010: http://bit.ly/fiTJ7f

Bottling It Up in Cascade Locks (audio), June 26, 2009: http://bit.ly/hVhMGO

Nestlé eyes Columbia Gorge to bottle spring water, June 12, 2009: http://bit.ly/g2iEHE

Enumclaw, WA says no to Nestlé bottled water plant, July 10, 2008: http://bit.ly/gFTemx

One response to “In the Press

  1. Barbara Wynn

    Tell nestles to go home to their water-we are not giving them the water here for them to make money -we are having a drought -we need to conserve – tell big money to get lost

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