The Pentagon’s Toxic Sites

A Map of the Pentagon Toxin Sites.

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What are TCE and PCE?

The major water contaminants at Camp Lejeune include TCE, PCE, benzene and vinyl chloride, and there have also been recorded instances of potentially unsafe levels of toluene, DCE, ethylbenzene and xylene.

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Nestlé: Draining America Bottle By Bottle: How Nestlé Got Millions and Millions of Dollars From a $230 Permit.

Town hall in Madison, Florida. Photo by Robert Goodwin
Town hall in Madison, Florida. Photo by Robert Goodwin

Madison, Florida – It takes a smart and politically well-connected company like Nestlé to get a drought-stricken state like Florida to give it tens of millions of dollars worth of water to resell at enormous profits to its neighbors in states like the Carolinas and Georgia.

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Nestlé: Draining America Bottle By Bottle: Creating and Marketing the Demand for Water

Ruth Caplan, co-chair of Alliance for Democracy’s Defending Water for Life campaign, said Nestlé has sophisticated marketing campaigns that convince Americans to buy bottled water. “What they do is they try to make us want to pay a lot of money for bottled water by implying that it’s safer and healthier than water coming out of our tap,” she said. “This whole idea that bottled water is somehow pure is a marketing gimmick that consumers shouldn’t buy.”

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