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New York bottled water ban

Riverkeeper Salutes Paterson for Phasing Out Bottled Water

May 6, 2009 (Tarrytown, NY) – Riverkeeper applauds Gov. David A. Paterson for making the environment a top priority by signing an Executive Order phasing out New York State's purchase and use of bottled water. The Order will gradually stop government spending on single serve as well as cooler-size water bottles that state agencies use. It also requires each executive agency to stop buying bottled water and to make ordinary tap water available, through water fountains and dispensers.

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Riverkeeper and Whole Foods Market Promote Tap Water for Clean Water Week

New York, Feb. 20, 2009 – In recognition of Clean Water Week, Feb. 23-28, Riverkeeper and Whole Foods Market are teaming up for the Tap Water Awareness Project, a collaborative effort designed to educate consumers about the high quality of NYC’s tap water.

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