New Jersey Worker and Community Right-To-Know law

New Jersey Worker and Community Right-To-Know law

Cry Wolf Quotes

There is little doubt that business will have to think twice before expanding or locating a facility in New Jersey.

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William H. Halsey, legislative representative for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

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.

We don’t think it adequately protects proprietary information. Competing companies will be looking with a careful eye to acquire that information. Chemists and analysts could pick up one of those sheets and say ‘Aha! So that’s what they’re using!”

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James Mortford, executive director of the Chemical Industry Council of New Jersey.

The law would have us label every single container, and in our case that is burdensome and unrealistic.

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Testimony submitted by the Garden State Water Company, in regards to the New Jersey right-to-know law. Only date available: August/September 1986