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Felton Residents Fight Water Privatization

For over two years, residents in Felton, CA have been battling with German energy giant, RWE, the world's third largest private water utility, over that companies buyout of the local system. This week, Santa Cruz County Supervisors unanimously approved a plan to let Felton voters decide on an 11 million dollar bond to buy back their water sytem. Sprouts producer Vinny Lombardo examines how citizens are reaching across the globe in the fight to retake their water.
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