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Lee Johnson, man who beat Monsanto/Bayer wants you to hear his story. PUBLIC meeting, Leilehua High School 5p.m. 6/24, hosted by BOE

If you’re worried about your children or students being exposed to toxic, cancer-causing pesticides at school, mark your calendars for Monday June 24, 5p.m. at Leilehua High School in Wahiawa. The Board of Education is hosting a public meeting to

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Posted in Health and Wellness, I BLOG, Pesticides, Uncategorized

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

Hooser Update on SB3095hd1 – The truth, the status and the next steps.

Originally posted on GaryHooser's Blog:
The truth about SB3095hd1: SB3095hd1 proposes meaningful pesticide regulation of the very largest users of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP’s), requiring disclosure, “no spray zones” around all schools, and a complete ban of the pesticide…

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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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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

SB3095 SD1 Needs to restore “Disclose and Notify” Provisions; ban Chlorpyrifos. Please send in testimony TODAY

SB 3095 SD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION  will be heard by the Hawaii State House Committee on Finance on Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:30 P.M. in Conference Room 308 The original draft of SB 3095 included provisions for mandatory disclosure

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