New Jersey Worker and Community Right-To-Know law

New Jersey Worker and Community Right-To-Know law

Cry Wolf Quotes

[The law will be] unworkable, unmanageable, unadministratable, unenforceable and extraordinarily costly.

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

[The bill would be] detrimental to business and the citizens of the state in that it will curtail expansion of existing industry and jobs and it will discourage the attraction of new industry.

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William A. Lynch, Chairman of the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

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