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Old May 25, 2003, 03:01 AM
Fred McClellan
Fred McClellan
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Re: No More Hobby Paints for Sale in CA???


On Sat, 24 May 2003 09:16:28 -0700, "Gary Gullikson"
<garyg@oc-net.com> wrote:

>My local hobby shops say that CA enviornmental regulations make it difficult
>to buy fuel proof model airplane paints and other items like Balsarite.
>Apparently, CA requlations require that almost everthing be labelled as
>"cancer causing", and manufacturer's refuse to label. Hobby shop owners then
>become vulnerable to law suits form opportunist lawers representing phoney
>enviornmental groups, etc.
>
>This has effectively curtialed supplies of not only hobby paints but artist
>paints and supplies, automotive paints.
>
>Who do we write to to complain? I have asked this same question of the HIA,
>waiting to hear from them.
>


The CA EPA came to be as a result of places like Casmalia. Ask me, I
lived there.

Casmalia, that is.

What the CA EPA did was nothing; they whined to the Fed and got
Casmalia put on the Superfund so the whole country would have to pay
for the cleanup, which of course has yet to happen.

Your one chance in hell of fixing things is through the initiative
process.