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Wrong Solution

New regs add layers, not accountability

February 11, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Too many activists and elected officials believe the solution to any problem is to create more layers of regulation and legislation. The attitude seems almost to be "Let's just make it illegal for bad things to happen." The truth, of course, is that there are already a multitude of laws in place that could have prevented disasters such as the chemical leak into the Elk River last month. Could have, that is, had they been enforced.



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