Nestle Agrees To Limit Mich. Spring Water Withdrawal

Law360, New York (July 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nestle Waters North America Inc. and a Michigan environmental group have settled a long-running dispute over the bottling of spring water, limiting the amount of spring water that the company can withdraw over the course of a year.

The settlement — approved Monday by Judge Susan Grant of the Mecosta County Circuit Court in Michigan, with a final order entered Tuesday — is the culmination of a legal battle that began more than eight years ago. Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, a local environmental group in...
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