Comment 43840

By Kiely (registered) | Posted July 22, 2010 at 08:52:38

Good question Kiely. - Bob Innes

And a tough one to answer Bob. I had a good argument with myself about it : )

The facts that bankrupt businesses can basically ditch their employees and simply abandon toxic sites both leave me pissed off and frustrated. Having to assign priority to solving one or the other is difficult. You could say that the environmental impact is the bigger priority because it will have a lasting affect on a larger portion of the population (i.e., we all suffer when our land is polluted), while the employees are a smaller group suffering a one-time injustice... although losing your pension would have a lasting effect too.

I really need to think about it some more.

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