WAMU 88.5: Wet Wipes Industry Asks Congress To Flush D.C. Effort To Set Standards For Bathroom Wipes

Original Source: WAMU 88.5 Marijuana. Guns. Assisted suicide. Those are all issues that have prompted Congress to try and overrule local laws in D.C. Now there’s a new flashpoint: flushable wet wipes. At least one congressional Republican is considering a measure to stop a new D.C. law that regulates when woven wet wipes — like the ones adults ...

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The Hill: When states backtrack on flushable wipes, quality of life suffers

Original Source: The Hill Since 2014, a number of state and local officials have taken a hard look at a soft and seemingly trivial consumer product — flushable moist wipes. The Washington, D.C., City Council has moved to effectively ban these items, while several state legislatures and city councils have postponed action pending further study. ...

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University of Arkansas: Marketing Department Seniors Bring Awareness to the Damage from Flushing Flushable Wipes

Original Source: University of Arkansas Students in a Walton College of Business marketing class taught by Rebecca Miles, clinical assistant professor of marketing, have established a partnership with the City of Fayetteville to develop a cause marketing campaign to educate and inform local people of the negative consequences of flushing non-bi...

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The Huffington Post: Flushing Busybody Politicians

Original Source: The Huffington Post Regulators must think they need to bolster their collective bad reputations as the worst sort of busybodies. Showing that no issue is too small, regulators in the nation’s capital have prohibited labeling flushable wipes – a useful product loved by mothers of infants and messy toddlers to the elderly, and e...

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Crain's New York Business: NYC must keep promise to reduce small-business fines

Original Source: Crain's New York Business City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito recently announced commonsense measures to help small businesses comply with the myriad of local laws that they might not understand. Tucked in the middle of her State of the City speech were proposals to waive penalties for business owners who attend certain ...

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