State Warns Water Campaign to Knock off the Nestle Talk

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The Oregon Elections Division says signature gatherers must stop selling chocolate on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard.  WW broke the news Tuesday that a Portland resident filed an Oct. 20 complaint with the state about Portlanders for Water Reform's ballot-initiative campaign. Brighton West, deputy director of Friends of Trees, said a signature gatherer was falsely claiming the initiative to wrest ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by Aaron Mesh

Murmurs: Pssst. Exxon Also Wants Our Water. Pass It On.


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The initiative campaign to wrest control of Portland’s water and sewer bureaus away from City Hall is now living under the shadow of Big Chocolate. The Oregon Elections Division has received a compl   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Elections Complaint Filed Against Water District Signature-Gathering Campaign

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The ballot measure campaign to wrest control of Portland’s water and sewer bureaus away from City Hall is now living under the shadow of Big Chocolate. The Oregon Elections Division has received a complaint that signature gatherers with Portlanders for Water Reform are falsely claiming the petition would stop Nestle Corp. from taking over the city’s water supply. The measure would create an independent, ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 AARON MESH

Lapping the City, Multnomah County Bans Bottled Water (Updated)


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Continuing to leave the City of Portland in the dust on some environmental efforts, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously this morning to restrict the county's purchase of bottled water. Commissioner Barbara Willer pushed for the effort. She says the "Take Back the Tap" initiative will save the county money and help the environment by reducing waste and pollution associated ...   More
 
Thursday, October 14, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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