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Phosphate ban pointless

The Spokesman-Review

I don’t agree with the banning of the dishwasher fluids in Washington. I would like my dishes cleaner coming out than going in.

I could see why they banned it, but the all-natural stuff just doesn’t work for me. I think it’s kind of dumb that Idaho can use the dishwasher fluids and they just flow down to the rivers in Washington. People spend more money in gas driving to Idaho to get the dishwasher fluids.

It’s kind of pointless because people are still going to get it, so why have it illegal because it’s coming to our state from Idaho and it’s doing the same amount of damage. And what punishment do you get for being caught with it?

Alex Hachman

Spokane Valley


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