We were involved in creating the regulations in 1999, tackling the lead in fishing weights in the 1980s and we've been doing autopsies on birds to look at the effects of lead since the 1950s, so it's hardly jumping the gun
," he said.
Alan Savage's question about why people say jumping the gun
has got you talking.
But politicians are jumping the gun
by seeking an $11 million state loan to build a hangar complex and terminal in Mojave to serve Virgin Galactic and its profit-making business.
Powell was disqualified from the 2003 World Championships in Paris after jumping the gun
but he said: "I've never twitched deliberately to put anybody off and it should go back to the way it was.