Subcommittee Leader McKinley Opening Remarks in Recycling Hearing
Washington, D.C. — In the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing today, Subcommittee Republican Leader David B. McKinley (R-WV) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing on recycling and Democrats’ attempts to ban the manufacture of critical plastics.
Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:
DEMOCRATS ARE TRYING TO BAN PLASTICS
“We all know solid waste is a problem, whether it’s tires, papers, plastics, or batteries. And it’s been a problem for decades.
“Government-led efforts to recycle generally started in the 60s.
“The government was trying...