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Kitzhaber won't take sides in Nestle bottle plant controversy

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Monday, May 07, 2012
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced he will not take a position on the protests against the proposed $50 million Nestle water bottling plant.

The proposal to build a Nestle bottling plant in Cascade Locks, which would tap access to both the state-controlled Oxbow Springs and Cascade Locks-controlled ground water, has raised protest from multiple environmental groups against the water rights exchange.
“The governor will not be intervening and will let the process play out like it is intended,” confirmed Amy Wojcicki, a representative from the governor’s office, at a Cascade Locks Committee on Economic Development meeting last week.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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D. Mascall
0 #1 NO GUTS NO GLORYD. Mascall 2012-05-08 18:10:55
A leader with no guts, gets no glory! But them he got what he wanted - "THE $$$'s."
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