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Let’s Make February 13th Save Cooper Lake Day

Daily Freeman: WOODSTOCK >> Town Board members are being asked to have every Feb. 13 declared Cooper Lake Appreciation Day in honor of the date that Niagara Bottling announced it would not be seeking to build a bottling plant that used water from the reservoir. The request was made during a meeting Tuesday, with Save Cooper...
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Victory!

Congratulations and Thank You to everyone who helped banish the dreaded Niagara Bottling Company from our midst! We want to thank our citizens, the local shopkeepers who posted our SaveCooperLake posters, Jeremy Wilber, The Woodstock Town Board, Michael Lang (who let us use the famous Woodstock dove), our donors, our volunteers, the students at SUNY Ulster......
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They Still Don’t Get It

“Those costs will now be placed on the back of ratepayers,” said Town of Ulster Councilperson Eric Kitchen. That's a cop out. Not that we're unsympathetic, but that's exactly where they belong. Unfortunately, the Kingston Water Board is to blame for kicking the maintenance can down the road for so many years, and for hiding the real cost of...
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The Truth About Bottled Water Jobs

Thanks to our friends at Food & Water Watch... "The Unbottled Truth About Bottled Water Jobs" The $60 billion global bottled water industry has grown rapidly in recent years. To keep up with the expanding market, corporations are looking for new water sources. Once they identify good or easy targets, they come into communities, bottle their water,...
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