phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Sat Jun 17 16:04:27 UTC 2006
On Sat, Jun 17, 2006 at 11:52:05AM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
> > Rich companies don't have the moral case of needing food, though. They
> > also have assets and thus more to lose, if someone enforces the law on
> > them.
> Rich companies also have deeper pockets than the government,
> which makes enforcing environmental legislation much much
The government has much deeper pockets (well, maybe not in the case of
Brazil). The environmental part of the gov't may not have much access
to the pockets, but that's a choice. As is the law, and the penalties
for violating it, and for wasting the court's time in a lawsuit you
should have known you'd lose...
-xx- Damien X-)
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