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Ontario Proposes To Extend Water Bottling Moratorium By Nine Months

via cbc.ca

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Ontario is proposing to extend a moratorium on water-taking bottling permits for nine months.

A spokesman for Environment Minister Jeff Yurek says this would give the government more time to review the science and consult with the public, stakeholders and Indigenous communities.

The moratorium on new and expanded permits to take water for bottling was put in place by the former Liberal government in 2017 after bottled water giant Nestle purchased a well near Guelph that the township of Centre Wellington wanted for its future drinking water supply…

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