By James Weatherford, PhD.
During discussion on Bill 193-10 at the Committee on Environmental Management, one Council member called it â€˜bad scienceâ€™ to claim that plastics were harmful in the environment. The member went on to say that plastics would decompose and be of no harm. This Council member is the one who is promoting bad science.
Following are quotes from a recent study concerning plastics in the environment, â€œTransport and release of chemicals from plastics to the environment and to wildlifeâ€Â by Emma L. Teuten, et al. in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society â€“ Biological Sciences, October 10, 2008. Read more