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Christopher D'Angelo

Agrochemical companies sue to block anti-GMO law in Hawaii

Jan 11 2014

LIHUE, Hawaii Three of the world's largest agrochemical companies have filed a lawsuit in Hawaii to block a law enacted on the island of Kauai in November to limit the planting of biotech crops and the use of pesticides.

Agrichemical companies sue to block anti-GMO law in Hawaii

Jan 11 2014

LIHUE, Hawaii, Jan 11 Three of the world's largest agrichemical companies have filed a lawsuit in Hawaii to try to block a new law enacted on the island of Kauai that tries to limit the planting of biotech crops and the use of pesticides.

Hawaii official who released Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash

Dec 12 2013

KAUAI, Hawaii A Hawaii state health official who gained national attention when she released a copy of President Barack Obama's birth certificate in 2011 was killed in a plane crash off the island of Molokai, authorities said on Thursday.

Hawaii health official killed in plane crash

Dec 12 2013

Kauai, Hawaii, Dec 12 A senior state health official was killed in a plane crash off the Hawaiian island of Molokai on Wednesday afternoon, officials and local media reported.

Hawaiian islands take more steps to limit spread of GMO crops

Dec 06 2013

LIHUE, Hawaii, Dec 6 Critics of genetically modified crops have introduced new measures to limit the spread of biotech corn, soy and other crops on the Hawaiian island of Maui, pushing back against companies that want to use the tropical region as a testing ground.

Veto override will limit pesticide use, GMO crops on Hawaiian island

Nov 17 2013

LIHUE, Hawaii The governing body on the Hawaiian island of Kauai voted on Saturday to override their mayor's veto of a bill that seeks to reign in widespread pesticide use and the testing of new genetically modified crops.

Veto override will limit pesticide use, GMO crops on Hawaiian island

Nov 16 2013

LIHUE, Hawaii, Nov 16 The governing body on the Hawaiian island of Kauai voted on Saturday to override their mayor's veto of a bill that seeks to reign in widespread pesticide use and the testing of new genetically modified crops.

Mayor in Hawaii vetoes measure curbing pesticides, GMO crops

Oct 31 2013

LIHUE, Hawaii The mayor of the tropical island of Kauai, Hawaii, vetoed a measure on Thursday that reins in pesticide use by agricultural companies and limits where they can plant genetically modified crops, saying the bill was "legally flawed."

Mayor in Hawaii vetoes measure curbing pesticides, GMO crops

Oct 31 2013

LIHUE, Hawaii, Oct 31 The mayor of the tropical island of Kauai, Hawaii, vetoed a measure on Thursday that reins in pesticide use by agricultural companies and limits where they can plant genetically modified crops, saying the bill was "legally flawed."

Hawaii's Kauai Island moves to curb gene-altered crops, pesticide testing

Oct 16 2013

Lihue, Hawaii Lawmakers on the tropical island of Kauai, Hawaii, on Wednesday approved a hotly contested measure aimed at reining in widespread pesticide use by companies testing new genetically modified crops on the island.

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