Nestlé Water Brand's 30-Year-Expired Permit OK, Judge Says

Law360, New York (September 21, 2016, 5:58 PM EDT) -- A federal judge tossed allegations that the U.S. Forest Service let Nestlé use a California spring for a bottled-water brand whose contract expired almost 30 years ago, saying Tuesday that the former brand owner's request to renew the permit essentially kept it valid.

The Story of Stuff Project, the Courage Campaign Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity had alleged in October that Nestlé Waters North America Inc. has not had a valid permit to bottle water from a spring in the San Bernardino National Forest...
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Center For Biological Diversity et al v. United States Forest Service et al


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5:15-cv-02098

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California Central

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Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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Jesus G. Bernal

Date Filed

October 13, 2015

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