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"Friday, April 30, 2004
By Steven Milloy
California State Sen. Deborah Ortiz, D-Sacramento, is pushing legislation intended to scare Californians about their own bodies. Doing the bidding of environmental extremists, apparently, is more important to Sen. Ortiz than the health and welfare of her constituents. In March, Sen. Ortiz introduced California Sen. Bill 1168, requiring the monitoring of chemicals in the bodies and breast milk of Californians. This 'biomonitoring' bill passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee last week.Â The bill calls for examination by June 2006 of breast milk for the presence of chemical contaminants in three economically, racially and geographically diverse communities...."