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USDA, Coca-Cola team up to repair watersheds in California and other states

(McClatchy) The Department of Agriculture and the Coca-Cola Co. said Friday they will collaborate to restore damaged watersheds on national lands, including one in California.
The deal will provide funding to both ongoing and new projects. By 2014, the project aims to return more than 250,000 gallons of water to the national forest system, which provides drinking water for more than 60 million Americans.
“For us water is the most important component in every product we make,” said Bruce Karas, a Coca-Cola official who oversees the company’s environmental and sustainability programs. “We want to help make sure that there is healthy water for everyone. . . . In any business you have to look at environmental impact in terms of the products you deliver.”
Since last year, Coca-Cola has worked with the U.S Forest Service, the National Forest Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore natural resources and watersheds, many of which have been damaged by wildfire.
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