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Keiki before corporations: Hawai‘i bans chlorpyrifos

Scientists raised the alarm. Doctors raised the alarm. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) raised the alarm, warning that “the risk to infant and children’s health and development is unambiguous.” Sickened teachers and schoolchildren raised the alarm. Mothers who found

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Posted in Children's health, Environment, Environmental Justice, Healthcare, I BLOG, Pesticides, Uncategorized

GUEST POST: Kauai Residents: Still more help needed TODAY on SB3095 HD1

Originally posted on GaryHooser's Blog:
Kauai residents should EMAIL Senate President Ron Kouchi at senkouchi@capitol.hawaii.gov TODAY (if at all possible prior to April 12) and request politely and professionally that he support SB3095hd1 without making any further changes to…

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Posted in Business and Justice, Children's health, Environmental Justice, I BLOG, Pesticides, Uncategorized

A chance to make history in Hawai‘i | Pesticide Action Network

Source: A chance to make history in Hawai‘i | Pesticide Action Network

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Posted in Environment, Environmental Justice, Healthcare, I BLOG, Uncategorized

Syngenta, Geneva, Kauai and Compunction–Come rally April 9 at noon, HI State Capitol

Originally posted on GaryHooser's Blog:
What does the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights held recently in Geneva Switzerland have to do with Kauai? Earlier this month, I was honored to be invited and to speak at…

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Posted in Children's health, Environmental Justice, Health and Wellness, I BLOG, Pesticides, Restricted Use Pesticides, Uncategorized

Tell legislators to restore pesticide disclosure, notification to SB3095. Protect ALL our kids with buffer zones around schools. Deadline Feb 19.

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Remember SB3095–the so-called environmental protection bill from last week? It WAS a mandatory pesticide disclosure bill with a five school buffer zone pilot program. The heart of the bill (mandatory pesticide disclosure) was gutted, and as a

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Posted in Environmental Justice, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

Raising Holy Hell about Mountaintop Removal is “Holy Spirit Work.”

Environmental activists in  Massachusetts plan to publicly express  their solidarity with the people of Appalachia and others who are protesting the destructive coal mining practice of mountain top removal. Pat Gozemba, a member of Salem Alliance for the Environment invites

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Posted in Care of Creation, Coal Mining, Environment, Environmental Justice, I BLOG, Uncategorized

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