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County airs draft rules on GMO, pesticide law

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 01, 2014

~~<p>Draft administrative rules pertaining to a new law regulating pesticide use and the growth of genetically modified organisms by large-scale commercial agricultural operations on Kauai are posted on the county's website for review and public comment.</p>
<p>Draft rules for Ordinance 960 (formerly Bill 2491) must be approved by the state Small Business Regulatory Review Board. The board is slated to consider the matter at its June meeting, according to a Kauai County news release. If approved, a public hearing will be held about 30 days later.</p>
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Draft administrative rules pertaining to a new law regulating pesticide use and the growth of genetically modified organisms by large-scale commercial agricultural operations on Kauai are posted on the county's website for review and public comment.

Draft rules for Ordinance 960 (formerly Bill 2491) must be approved by the state Small Business Regulatory Review Board. The board is slated to consider the matter at its June meeting, according to a Kauai County news release. If approved, a public hearing will be held about 30 days later. Login for more...



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