From: IJ Wilk <sciencedocwilk**At_Symbol_Here**ATT.NET>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Follow up reporting on the Harran settlement
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:39:02 -0700
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You are so right, Monona. The question is how to properly approach the public. Lots of anti-science people seem to do it, I. J.

On Jun 25, 2014, at 5:18 AM, Monona Rossol wrote:

Oh my.  That is depressing.  Who ever Jyllian Kemley is, she is a saint to keep trying to deal with the general public. Clearly people just make up the scenarios that suit them. And I wonder if they even read the facts Jyllian provides. My experience is they will stick to a good story and reject the truth no matter what saints like Jyllian say. 
Truth doesn't fit in a twitter post. 
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
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Sent: Wed, Jun 25, 2014 7:37 am
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Follow up reporting on the Harran settlement

Those who don't follow Jyllian Kemsley's Safety Zone blog at
may want to check out a couple of her follow up posts this week on reactions to 
and myths associated with the case and settlement. She's making a valiant effort 
to maintain a connection between the twitter-verse and reality. I suspect that 
similar misconceptions are arising in the lab rumor-verse as well.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart
Division of Chemical Health and Safety
American Chemical Society

I. J. Wilk, Ph.D.
Menlo Park, CA.

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