The following brief note was sent off to my state representative, Tom Nelson, on February 7, 2008. If any response is received, I will be sure to post it here.
Note to Rep. Nelson
I have been reading about Denatonium Benzoate, and how adding it to antifreeze would very likely reduce the deaths and illnesses caused by children and animals who naively drink it.
Oregon mandates that Denatonium Benzoate be added to antifreeze. Does Wisconsin have any such law, and do you think it should? At a cost of 2 cents per gallon (estimated), I don’t see how this could be a bad idea.
One website with information is here:
Please let me know!
The following e-mail arrived February 11:
“Thanks for your email. I researched the issue in question and have discovered information that you might be interested in. I’d like to talk directly with you on the matter. Please give me a call at your convenience. My home number is [removed]. If I am not available, just leave a message and I will call you when I return. Thanks again.”