Friday, January 30, 2004

PBDE Watch

To update our posts of 8/9/03 and 9/6/03 on polybrominated diphenyl ethers, the Seattle Post Intelligencer is reporting that the State of Washington will be looking into the problem, if the Department of Ecology can get the funding to investigate.
Fed. R. Evid. 702: If scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will assist the trier of fact to understand the evidence or to determine a fact in issue, a witness qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience, training, or education, may testify thereto in the form of an opinion or otherwise, if (1) the testimony is based upon sufficient facts or data, (2) the testimony is the product of reliable principles and methods, and (3) the witness has applied the principles and methods reliably to the facts of the case.