Right To Know

Right To Know

Cry Wolf Quotes

Labeling all pipes and containers could cost the chemical industry $100 million a year.

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Garth Fort, lobbyist for the Monsanto Company.
08/30/1983 | Full Details | Law(s): Right To Know

The public does not have [an] inherent right to know.

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John Yewell, director of industrial safety and health for the California State Chamber of Commerce.
09/28/1983 | Full Details | Law(s): Right To Know

We have 1,000 products. If every state has different reporting requirements, we’d have to produce 50,000 different [Material Safety Data Sheets].

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Garth Fort, lobbyist for the Monsanto Company.
08/30/1983 | Full Details | Law(s): Right To Know

When the public hears about right-to-know, they think ‘Gee, that sounds great’. But all the information they’re going to get under these laws is a list of plant chemicals that will sit on someone’s kitchen table until it’s thrown away.

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Ralph Engel, president of the Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association.
09/28/1983 | Full Details | Law(s): Right To Know