Apr 3, 2012
From azCentral.com…via a tip from Daily Kos member, notdarkyet
Sandy Bahr, director of the club’s Grand Canyon chapter, ticks off a number of objections: The bill would prevent regulators such as the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality from using any audit findings during an inspection; it would penalize whistle-blowers if they divulged confidential information; and it would keep information out of the public record.
Bahr also said the secrecy provisions suggest there’s something to hide.
“Show me where such a program has actually increased compliance,” she said. “How does secrecy help compliance?”
There is no doubt that ALEC and their AZ. corporate and legislative members are behind this…and if you think it will not be used by those companies wanting to get their hands on property where asbestos has been used or manufactured, you’ll be wrong. This is a workaround for the companies to purchase the assets without the liabilities that are attached, let them clean up the mess in their own way and time without oversight or interference. When it happens, remember you heard it here.
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