Why regulate arsenic? “We eat it every day in our foodstuffs, we drink it every day in our water.”
You won’t believe this until you see it with your own eyes — and maybe not even then. From the GOP witness to the December 10 hearing on “Drinking Water and Public Health Impacts of Coal Combustion Waste Disposal” — a medical doctor (!):
What does this guy tell his patients with diabetes — hey, people eat sugar every day, so go right ahead? Oh, and I’m sure he was against requiring safety belts and air bags on cars — don’t want to go down that slippery slope of regulating things to improve public health and safety.
After all, coal ash is “completely benign.” So go ahead, kids, sprinkle some on your Cheerios!
- One year anniversary of the day “clean coal” died.
- Study: If you want smarter kids, shut coal plants