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Protesters Concerned About Bottled Water Extraction In Puslinch

A small group of protesters gathered in Toronto in front of the provincial legislature this morning to bring attention to commercial water extraction and to plastic bottle waste. (RCI/Wellington Water Watchers-Council of Canadians)

A handful of activists arrived in front of the Ontario provincial legislature today seeking to highlight the ongoing issue of groundwater extraction by giant commercial water bottling operations . Using the figures from the multinational Nestle, they say the company extracted its 2-billionth litre of groundwater from the site at Aberfoyle in southern Ontario.

They say that Nestle has produced billions of 500ml plastic bottles of water since their permit expired in 2016, enough to circle the world 16 times if laid end-to-end…

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