Court Upholds Most Of State's Bottle Bill

Author: 
Elizabeth Mooney
Date: 
08/20/2009
Source: 
NYLCV Ecopolitics Daily

It was a bitter pill for the bottled water industry to swallow.

The office of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has led the legal battle to enforce the Bigger Better Bottle Bill.The office of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has led the legal battle to enforce the Bigger Better Bottle Bill.Federal District Court Judge Deborah Batts last week upheld most provisions of the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill, which the International Bottled Water Association and two bottlers, Nestle Waters North America, and Polar Corp., had challenged in a lawsuit filed in May.