In 60 seconds: 9/1/14

In 60 seconds: 9/1/14

Court overturns Hawaii pesticide law: A U.S. district court in Hawaii found that a county ordinance in Kauai is pre-empted by state law and, therefore, invalid. The county ordinance required farms to disclose pesticide use over a certain threshold and implemented a 500 ft. buffer zone near schools, homes and several other locations. The law's effective date was extended to October, but the court's ruling stops the county from enforcing the ordinance altogether. Syngenta w

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