In Tuesday’s ongoing deliberations about the BlueTriton Brands 1041 permit, Chaffee County Commissioner Keith Baker expressed his opposition to granting a permit that would allow the company to continue using Chaffee County spring water for its bottled-water operation.
Chaffee County Commissioners heard a final round of public comments during the latest episode in the BlueTriton Brands 1041 permit saga Tuesday in Salida.
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.
An economic report commissioned by BlueTriton Brands, formerly Nestlé Waters North America, indicates the company’s Chaffee County bottled-water operations produce local economic benefits of more than $1 million per year.
The Chaffee County Commissioners convened another session in the Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing Tuesday to discuss the implications of the change of company ownership as well as the company’s name change to BlueTriton Brands.
Nestlé Waters North America announced Tuesday that it has begun operating under a new corporate name, BlueTriton Brands, following the completion of the company’s acquisition by a partnership of One Rock Capital Partners LLC and Metropoulos and Co. March 31.