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Mt. Shasta Bottling Plant Hits Another Speed Bump


"Needs further study" is a common phrase, and one that now carries a lot of weight in Mount Shasta. 

That's where Crystal Geyser intends to open a water bottling plant, to the chagrin of many local residents. 

A federal agency that had granted millions of dollars to the city to help open the plant just cancelled the grant, citing the need for further environmental study.  Vicki Gold of the group Water Flows Free of Mt. Shasta visits with the latest on the debate over the water plant. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.