Please see article from NY times: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/10/science/earth/parks-chief-blocked-plan-for-grand-canyon-bottle-ban.html?_r=1
The environmental hazards that bottled water presents has been well documented. I find it disturbing that the NPS, in an attempt to protect the natural wonder of the Grand Canyon, instead fell to the corporate interests of Coca-Cola. Unfortunately, we all know that Coca-Cola is interested in protecting their profits and the sale of bottled water in the Park.
It is truly a sad day when the beauty of the Grand Canyon has a price tag and one that the average park attendee cannot not afford...
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