Danger: out-of-state geologists!

Occupational licensure, defended: “All those geology companies in Georgia and Alabama that have that certificate of authorization under their state will come into Florida to do that work and then our geologists will end up unemployed.” [Jim Ash, WFSU]

Related: “California’s Bipartisan Push Against Occupational Licensing” [Steven Greenhut, Reason]

One Comment

  • Foolish me. I thought Geology was a science. I, apparently erroneously, thought that state lines on a map were political subdivisions; rather than fault lines. The subsurface of Florida must be so different than elsewhere. I can think of a new slogan for the Florida Geological Association, however:

    What’s beneath us is means we can never go too low.