Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 09:22:13 -0500
Reply-To: "Mary M. Cavanaugh" <cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
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From: "Mary M. Cavanaugh" <cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU>
Organization: ASU Safety & WC Office
Subject: Re: College's workers apparently transporting chemicals without
In-Reply-To: <B2E508B7-8562-4BDF-9CDE-C83A7980ED17**At_Symbol_Here**>

I wrote her about the fact that picric isn't banned (at least not

Mary M. Cavanaugh, CIH
phone  828.262.6838
email  cavanaughmm**At_Symbol_Here**

-----Original Message-----

So I'm wondering. . . Is anyone interested in contacting Ms. Woodall and
pointing out the rampant misinformation and shock-mongering? While the RCRA
violations are certainly deplorable, so is the attitude that all chemicals
are bad, and that all forms of picric acid are a smoldering crater just
waiting to happen.  Of course, even if the point were made, I don't suppose
we'd be seeing a public retraction. [sigh]
Matt Heinrich
Chemical Hygiene Officer
Radiation Safety Officer
Walla Walla College
Ph. 509-527-2148
Fax  509-527-2249

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