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Water is critical to maintaining the balance of all life on Earth. As humans go, the United Nations estimates that each person needs about 50 to 100 liters a day for drinking and washing. It must be safe, accessible, and affordable. Some corporations claim ownership of fresh water sources to bottle and sell for profit. Others use water as a tool to extract oil and gas from the ground. In this episode of Making Contact, we’ll hear from communities fighting to keep big water bottling companies out of rural Oregon, and to protect water from oil and gas contamination in New Mexico.
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Image Caption: Columbia River Valley from the Oregon Shore towards Washington
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- Tree As Man – Snowy Eyes
- napz – Iceland
- Blue Dot Sessions – Messy Inkwell – 2:03
- Blue Dot Sessions – Kirkus – 2:05
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