Articles by Joe Stone


Corporate office addresses BlueTriton changes

The March 31 purchase of Nestlé Waters North America by an investment partnership and subsequent name change to BlueTriton Brands has raised numerous questions related to the ongoing 1041 permitting process.





Report details Nestlé economic impacts in Chaffee County

Nestlé Waters North America activities in Chaffee County produced economic benefits averaging $764,049 a year in 2019 and 2020, according to information presented by Harvey Economics at the April 20 continuation of the Chaffee County 1041 permit hearing.


Ice Lake to get improvements

Ice Lake will be getting a new outlet and spillway after the Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District board of directors approved the project during its monthly meeting in Salida.




U.S. Rep. Tlaib headlines digital rally opposing Nestlé

Thursday’s “Digital Rally to Reclaim Nestlé’s Troubled Water” featured U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan’s 13th District and benefited six grassroots organizations, including Unbottle and Protect Chaffee County Water, which is opposing the extension of Nestlé’s permit to pump Chaffee County groundwater.