The Canadian Press

2015-11-03 | Ont Water Permits

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Ontario's environment watchdog says it's time to end the virtual "free ride" the province gives companies, farmers and municipalities who are granted large water-taking permits. Acting environmental commissioner Ellen Schwartzel says bottled water companies should pay more than the tiny amount they are currently charged to take large amounts of water. (Schwartzel says the province should charge towns and cities for the water they provide to their residents, and she wants farmers to start paying for the water they use as well.)

Date: 2015-11-03
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << water bottling companies are currently charge a very low nominal rate for water many industry sectors pay nothing but water bottling companies and other manufacturers do. Very low nominal rate right now it's $3.71 per million liters >>


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