Follow-up: Report on Recent Mercury Hearing Now Available from the IAOMT
Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2008
From IAOMT News:
On July 8, 2008, the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing entitled,”Assessing State and Local Regulations to Reduce Dental Mercury Emissions.”
Representatives of the IAOMT and the Mercury Policy Project testified, along with scientists, wastewater experts, and a lawyer for the ADA. The hearing proved that voluntary measures to reduce dental mercury emissions in wastewater, such as the ADA’s Best Management Practices, do not work. Our lobbyist in Washington, DC, Mr. John Rowe, provides us with an extensive report.
Read the full report here (PDF).