Maine High Court Affirms Nestle Water Lease OK’d By Public Utility Commission

(May 16, 2016, 8:44 AM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on May 12 affirmed a state Public Utilities Commission (PUC) conditional approval of a water lease and water purchase between the Fryeburg Water Co. (FWC) and Nestle Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) (Bruce D. Taylor, et al. v. Public Utilities Commission, et al., No. 2016 MD 71, Maine Sup.).

(Opinion available. Document #95-160609-001Z.)

In 2012, FWC sought PUC approval to execute an agreement with Nestle for that company’s lease of certain land and its purchase of water from...
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