Michigan Approves Nestlé Water Pumping Despite Opposition

If there is one company in the world which illustrates both unbridled corporate greed and a complete lack of human compassion, it is Nestlé.  They have gone all over the world appropriating public water resources for themselves in order to make profits to benefit their rich shareholders.  Nestlé has even publicly stated their position that water is not a human right, which is absurd, because without water people die. Water is life, and Nestlé’s position is like saying people have no right to live. read more

Koch-Republicans In Senate Vote To Nullify the Clean Water Act

Republicans, and their wealthy owners in the oil, coal, and chemical industry, particularly do not believe that any American warrants clean, non-toxic drinking water, and on Thursday Republicans in the Senate took an important step to make sure at least a third of the American population will lose access to what decent human beings believe is one of the most basic human rights; clean water.

California Suffers Historic Drought While Oil Industry Wastes 2 Million Gallons of Water Daily

To make matters that much worse, the over 2 million gallons of toxic water the oil and gas industry disposes of daily is pumped into the aquifer and poisons the diminishing underground supply at an alarming rate; so much so that well over a hundred (at last count) drinking-water wells have been shut down by state water regulators and the EPA due to oil waste-water contamination.