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Teresa Dawson

Studies Find Growing Evidence of Cesspol Impacts to Coast, Potable Wells Courtesy: Teresa Dawson

Studies Find Growing Evidence of Cesspol Impacts to Coast, Potable Wells

Hawaii remains the only state that allows new cesspools, but it has started offering tax credits for getting rid of them in sensitive areas.
State Attorney: Public May Need Doctor’s OK to Visit Kauai Irrigation Sites Department of Land and Natural Resources

State Attorney: Public May Need Doctor’s OK to Visit Kauai Irrigation Sites

The water commission is planning a field trip to look at ditches and other waterways but state legal advisors are worried about the public tagging along.
Wespac Seeks to Expand Bigeye Tuna Quotas for U.S. Fleets Courtesy of NOAA

Wespac Seeks to Expand Bigeye Tuna Quotas for U.S. Fleets

Federal agency asked to find ways for purse seine and longline fleets to catch more than conservation measures currently allow.
Local Engineers Explore Protecting Infrastructure From Climate Change Courtesy Waikiki Improvement Association

Local Engineers Explore Protecting Infrastructure From Climate Change

Hawaii can learn from other coastal areas on the mainland when it comes to planning for the effects of sea-level rise.
DLNR Rules Linger in Governor’s Office Wikimedia Commons

DLNR Rules Linger in Governor’s Office

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has yet to sign off on aquarium fishing rules and commercial fishing restrictions off Kauai.
Wespac to Investigate, Discipline Itself Over Green Sea Turtle Delisting Petition Courtesy: NOAA/Mark Sully

Wespac to Investigate, Discipline Itself Over Green Sea Turtle Delisting Petition

Kitty Simonds is executive director of the federal fisheries management panel as well as president of a private club that is urging less protection for endangered turtles.
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