More Regulations Will Not Protect the Public Against Cyanobacterial Toxins

In a reply of an old story, Democrat opportunists and a liberal GOPer are pushing for state and federal regulations on algal toxins in drinking water. Though challenging, this is not a new problem and guidelines and practices to control them have been available for decades. More regulations won’t change this nor solve the problem. But it is a way to get headlines and political attention.

“State Reps. Mike Sheehy, D-Oregon, and John Patterson, D-Jefferson, on Friday introduced legislation that would set the levels and require the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to develop procedures for testing the toxin. ” click here

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