Letters

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Mililani Experience Provides Example Of Holistic Management Of Plantation Trees To the Editor: I recently began a milling project that is the outcome of successful negotiations leading to a multi-party cooperative effort involving Castle & Cooke Homes, Trees of Hawai`i, … Continued

Chemicals of Concern in O'ahu Drinking Water

posted in: May 1996 | 0

Name: Carbon Tetrachloride*Use: Industrial SolventWhere found: Del Monte Navy well (Kunia) Wahiawa; Haleiwa; Wheeler; Camp Stover; Waikele (Navy Well)Health effects: Probable carcinogen (respiratory cancer, liver tumors, leukemia.) Name: DBCP (1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane)Use: Soil FumigantWhere found: Hawai’i Country Club; Wailua; Haleiwa; Wahiwa; Kunia; … Continued

Endocrine Disruptors Are Among O'ahu Contaminants

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Scanning the Department of Health’s computer print-out of contaminated wells provides an idea of the range of chemicals present in O’ahu groundwater. DBCP and EDB are frequently detected pesticides subject to state regulation. Volatile organic chemicals are often discovered as … Continued