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Now is the time to weigh in on Nestlé Waters application
Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. (Nestlé Waters) is proposing to more than double the amount of water they are taking at their White Pine Springs Site in Evart, Michigan — an amount that could damage area wetlands and protected plant and animal species. Decision-makers are taking public comments until April 21, 2017. Check back for updates.

Analysis by the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center suggests that the information Nestlé Waters presented with their permit application is inadequate, and that there could be damaging impacts to area wetlands and protected species.


Scott Pruitt nominated and confirmed to head EPA 
Freshwater Future friends sent over 300 letters to Senators requesting that they oppose Scott Pruitt’s confirmation to be head of the EPA. Unfortunately, the Senate approved Scott Pruitt as head of the EPA last Friday with a vote of 52-46.   It was a close vote and your letters sent a strong message to our elected officials that we are watching and paying attention.  Want to know how your Senators voted? Click here for a list.

For additional information, here is an article from The Washington Post.

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