Ross: Chemical fear mongering goes into overdrive

Gil Ross on enviro efforts to hijack reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Ross writes at TheHill.com:

The debate on “reforming” the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) has recently emerged before the U. S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Eagerly anticipated by a wide variety of environmental groups, whose common raison d’être is essentially a deeply held fear of chemicals in our environment, they are now chomping at the bit at the prospect of tightening our already restrictive chemical safety laws…

If these professional fear mongers get their way, the system will be re-configured such that chemicals are presumed to be harmful until proven “safe,” no matter the weight of evidence or experience. This approach would surely bring about stringent and unnecessary restrictions on many widely used chemicals that are completely safe and vital to our standard of living…

Read the Ross’commentary at TheHill.com.

One thought on “Ross: Chemical fear mongering goes into overdrive”

  1. Maybe we will be lucky and PSU will fire Michael Mann. Ah, this is PSU. Corrupt to the core. Ask JoePa. Ask Ex-University President Spainer. Perhaps Al Gore should get the coaching job at Penn State. That would be a hoot.

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