Target Sold Illegal Silly String

American Voicesbusiness ISSUE 43•30 Jul 23, 2007

Retailing giant Target has been fined $120,000 for selling illegally-imported silly string that contained hydrochlorofluorocarbons, the propellant that was banned for damaging the ozone. What do you think?

  • “Sure the gases eat holes in the ozone layer, but a well-aimed blanket of silly string will patch it right up.”

    Ali Goffrier –
    Deck Hand

  • “Well, this is the simple reality of the situation until America can come up with sustainable, environmentally sound alternatives to foreign novelties.”

    Sarah Nichols –
    Exporter

  • “$120,000! Where is Target supposed to come up with that kind of money?”

    Harmony Klaus –
    Systems Analyst