I frequently offer this information when I present one of the Green Living programs I began teaching in the mid-late 80s.
I like to tell about Gary Locke, now at the Commerce Department in D.C., who while a state legislator proposed legislation to block fertilizer from coming into or being used in Washington if it contained heavy metals or other toxic substances. This hasn't had great outcomes. The protected EPA and Washington state bureaucrats get away without too many proven successes too.
Then there are the fish folks around Puget Sound who were and may still be concerned about farm and garden chemicals and fluoride in the water supply, and the effect it has on marine life.
Well, as a shrink I know at Harvard used to say when an undergrad at Princeton, here we are!
I guess I just have to say - what has taken you all so damn long to act? And where the hell are the outcomes that should have shown up 30 years ago?
You might wonder too...
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