Right To Know

Right To Know

Cry Wolf Quotes

To expect well over half a million small businesses to adhere to these extensive requirements would be regulatory overkill.

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Frank S. Swain, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, of the Reagan’s Small Business Administration.

This is probably the single most anti-business bill to become law in New Jersey in recent years. The governor’s decision to sign it will cause serious doubts among people in business about the state’s commitment to encouraging growth and jobs.

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Bruce Coe, president of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association.

[I]t is conceivable that this trade secret data would be considered so valuable that a company would elect not to do business in Philadelphia rather than disclose it and so I have detailed our concerns on the issue of confidentiality.

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Robert P. Vogel of Rohm and Haas Chemical Company

It will require many small businesses to go through an additional costly and time consuming process of collecting and analyzing information. The benefits of doing so will not significantly improve the protection of human health or the environment.

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Eugene B. Humphrey, president of Humphrey Chemical Company and representative of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association.

Evidence

Backgrounders & Briefs

Dying To Know: A Historical Analysis of the Right-To-Know Movement

This survey provides a sweeping analysis of the right-to-know movement in America.