Some in Sacramento want second look at plans for water bottling plant

The Sacramento BeeOctober 5, 2009 

Sacramento banned bottled water from its City Council meetings last year, but over the summer it welcomed a Nestle Waters plant that would churn out millions of those bottles every week.

With California in its third year of drought and Sacramentans facing watering restrictions, Councilman Kevin McCarty thinks the plant needs a closer look.

"It comes at a bizarre time," said McCarty, whose district includes the project site in the Florin Fruitridge Industrial Park. "Extreme profits are going to be made with Sacramento water � as we're trying to conserve" it.

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