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Kauai County Council overrides veto of pesticide and biotech disclosure bill

The Kauai County Council voted 5-2 Saturday to override the mayor's veto of a controversial measure that would force major chemical and biotech companies to disclose pesticide use and the identity of the genetically modified crops they are growing on the Hawaiian island (See FCN Nov. 8, 2013, Page 6). The new law will enter into effect in nine months, but legal challenges appear imminent.



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