Mexico: City Rejects Giant US-Owned Brewery Over Water Shortage

Posted March 24 2020 Agenda2030, Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Climate Change, Climate Crisis, Constellation Brand, Evidence, News, Public Health, SDGs, Water, Water Security

Voters in the Mexican City of Mexicali have rejected a giant US-owned brewery over water shortages concerns in their region. Mexico’s national human rights commission had warned the beer maker risked violating the right to water and highlighted irregularities in the permitting process. The new brewery would use up 25% of the communities drinking water. 76.1% of voters cast ballots against the $1.4bn brewery…

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