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Pesticide and GMO rules will take time, says Kauai mayor

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 26, 2013

~~<p>More time is needed than the allotted nine months to implement a new law that regulates pesticide use and growth of genetically modified organisms by large farm operations on Kauai, according to Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.</p>
<p>Carvalho recently presented a tentative timeline to the Kauai County Council of the administration's efforts to implement Ordinance 960, formerly Bill 2491, by mid-August. The new law gives the administration nine months to establish rules to regulate pesticides and GMOs.</p>
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More time is needed than the allotted nine months to implement a new law that regulates pesticide use and growth of genetically modified organisms by large farm operations on Kauai, according to Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.

Carvalho recently presented a tentative timeline to the Kauai County Council of the administration's efforts to implement Ordinance 960, formerly Bill 2491, by mid-August. The new law gives the administration nine months to establish rules to regulate pesticides and GMOs. Login for more...



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