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June 6, 2016

San Francisco TV station KPIX film on the situation at Crystal Geyser.
See the video clip HERE or on YouTube




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SFGate Aug25

LA Times Aug 25

WashingtonPost 8-26

Desert Sun Aug 27

SDNews Aug27


Letter to Japanese Newpapers

On August of 2015 the lette below was sent from the Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, and Raven Stevens, Gateway Neighborhood Association representative. It was sent to 4 different Japanese newspapers in major urban areas of the country. The newspapers were Asahi, Yummier, Mainichi and Tokyo.

Letter to Japan



Other News Articles...


A group of residents in Mount Shasta, California, want the city to stop a water plant from using free spring water to make a profit off bottling it. Tony Dokoupil traveled to California to investigate. Duration: 6:05


Press Release  June 3, 2015          
The local community group W.A.T.E.R. (We Advocate Thorough Environmental Review) has hired land use and water attorney Donald B. Mooney, to represent it in demanding that Crystal Geyser and the County government follow County law before allowing Crystal Geyser to start their plastic bottle manufacturing/tea brewing/juice bottling operation just outside the northern border of Mt. Shasta City.  Read More


Siskiyou County officials were effusive in 2013 when Crystal Geyser's chief executive announced outside an idled bottling plant here that it would soon be churning out sparkling water, teas and flavored beverages. Read more


Bottled-water business grows despite drought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's drought isn't stopping new bottled-water plants from tapping into the state's water.
State officials say bottled-water companies pumping up groundwater are exempt from the state's mandatory 25 percent water cutbacks for residents.Read more


Capital & Main from Washington DC

San Francisco Chronicle

Link to- Scarce resource turning into new revenue stream

This from the Guardian ‐

-KRCR Channel 7


The Desert Sun

Link to- Plan to bottle water hotly debated in Mount Shasta

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