New Mexico Environment Department, November 8, 2005
NEW MEXICO CREATES A PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE TASK FORCE
[Rachel's introduction: Another unit of government creates a task force to consider precautionary approaches.]
In New Mexico, the state Environment Department and the state Department of Health have formed a joint task force to study the precautionary principle. The task force will advise the Governor and the Executive Branch on the potential and practice of implementing the principle in New Mexico. Findings and recommendations are due in October 2006.