The 2016 session of the Hawai`i Legislature will not go down as one notable for its environmental achievements. On the whole, few bills having a significant impact on the environment made it through to the finish line.
Still, several measures that did become law could make environmental protection more difficult or divert resources from agencies charged with protecting natural resources that are already strapped for funds.
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Water Security Advisory Group
House Bill 2040 (Act 172) establishes a Water Security Advisory Group – ostensibly to advise the Department . . .
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