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New York Times: Parks Chief Blocked Plan for Grand Canyon Bottle Ban

Corinne Ball
Portland, OR

Nov 15, 2011 — Weary of plastic litter, Grand Canyon National Park officials were in the final stages of imposing a ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in the Grand Canyon late last year when the nation’s parks chief abruptly blocked the plan after conversations with Coca-Cola, a major donor to the National Park Foundation.