Banning Water Withdrawal by Corporations

Date: 25 Nov 2008 | posted in: governance | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Barnstead, New Hampshire, became the first municipal government in the United States to ban corporations from pumping out a drop of water for sale elsewhere. And it became the third municipal government, after Porter and Licking Townships in Pennsylvania, to decree that, within their jurisdictions, corporations may wield neither state nor federal constitutional powers.