PCTC OpEd: HP Pavement Sealer Ban Lacks Fact

On January 13, 2017, the Daily North Shore – a newspaper and website serving Chicago’s northern suburbs – published an Opinion by PCTC.

The Highland Park, IL City Council voted to ban the use and sale of refined tar based pavement sealers on Jan. 9, without any evidence to back up their decision.

This [anti-science] decision by the City of Highland Park is yet another example of the precautionary principle run amok and the abuse of power by willfully uninformed local politicians who seem comfortable impacting the livelihoods of local business without considering who it is that is really introducing a hazard.

Read the entire OpEd here.

Opinion: HP Pavement Sealer Ban Lacks Fact

 

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