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By Rodger Nichols
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City hears outcries against Nestlé

 

Rodger Nichols for the Sentinel

STRONG COMMENTS: Anthony Lazan of Goldendale led off the public comment section of the Goldendale city council meeting Monday night. STRONG COMMENTS: Anthony Lazan of Goldendale led off the public comment section of the Goldendale city council meeting Monday night. STRONG COMMENTS: Anthony Lazan of Goldendale led off the public comment section of the Goldendale city council meeting Monday night.

So many people showed up at the Goldendale City Council meeting Monday night that the council adjourned to the church across the street so the estimated 125 to 150 people would have room to all sit down. They were there primarily opposed to the city having anything to do with the Swiss corporation Nestlé, which has caused controversy in Cascade Locks over a proposal to locate a water bottling plant there.

Some 35 people commented, mostly against mayor Mike Canon’s request to have the council concur with him writing a letter to Nestlé asking them to explore the possibility of such a plant at Goldendale.

One of the strongest voices at the meeting was that of Ethan Jones, attorney for th...



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