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Re: First they took the TBT....now they want the paint!
Originally Posted by Sanduskysailor
The real reason the EPA regulates paint so heavily is that it is a visible industry which can be regulated and taxed. Some pretty good arguments have been made that the net sum of methane gas (VOC) from dog and cats farting exceeds that of paint by a large amount. Nobody is talking about eliminating dogs and cats to help out the environment. Don't even get me started about cows.
Paint is a very visable industry.. because on any given week, there are millions of boats, cars, and homes being painted. Not to mention furniture, planes, toys, models.. almost anything. That is a LOT of volitile fumes being given off at any one time...
In the end all that matters is how fully you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things that did not belong to you -Buddha
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