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Season 2010 Episode 0930

The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water

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The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
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Peter Gleick, scientist and freshwater expert, talks about his latest book: Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water.Tap water is safe almost everywhere in the U.S. It takes far more water to make the plastic bottle than it even holds. Most bottled water is simply water from somebody else's tap! Why on earth does this industry continue to thrive?moreless

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