5 Cent Deposits Set For Bottled Water In NY

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A judge has lifted an injunction exempting bottled water products from New York’s 5-cent recyclable deposit law, which was put in place as part of an ongoing lawsuit against the state by a number of water bottlers, in a move that could bring millions of dollars of revenue into the state’s coffers.

Judge Deborah A. Batts permanently enjoined the state from enforcing the New York-exclusive Universal Product Code provision of the New York State Returnable Container Act in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
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