US Forest Service Sued Over Nestle Water Bottle Operation
Activist groups are suing the U.S. Forest Service and claiming that it let Nestle take one of Southern California's scarcest resources: water.By Samantha Crook | October 14, 2015
Nestle is accused of stealing California's water, and the U.S. Forest Service might have let it happen.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Forest Service — which originally granted the company a permit to siphon water — was sued by multiple activist groups for letting Nestle continue to bottle the region's precious water. (Video via Nestle)
The lawsuit comes during a historic drought. Overall, residential reductions in water use have been promising, and environmental groups are calling on corporations to follow suit.