Coke, Indian village square off over water issues

A Coca-Cola plant in the Indian state of Kerala was shut down in March by state officials who maintained the plant used too much water, insisting it not reopen until seasonal monsoon rains came. But the local village government has not let the plant reopen as scheduled, accusing it of damaging the local water system. Coke officials said they would fight the village's "discrimination and injustice," and an employee group has formed to save the 300 jobs that would be lost if the plant does not reopen.

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