OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Governor Ige to sign pesticide bill

Posted on Jun 13, 2018 in Executive Orders, Latest News

Hawai‘i to become first state to prohibit pesticide linked to learning, developmental delays in children

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

June 12, 2018

 

WHAT:                      Bill signing – SB3095 Relating to Environmental Protection:

Hawai‘i will become the first state in the country to ban pesticides containing chlorpyrifos – a chemical that has been linked to

developmental delays and learning disabilities in children.

 

WHO:                        Governor David Ige         

                                    Key legislators

Supporters of the bill

 

WHEN:                     Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov

 

Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

cindy.mcmillan@hawaii.gov