I need your help on this one.
attached proposed ordinance Bill 2491 Relating to Pesticides and Genetically
Modified Organisms is self explanatory and The Garden Island article linked
below also explains the proposal clearly.
Our community deserves the
right to know what impacts the GMO industry and the related intensive pesticide
use is having on our community. The ordinance does not ban GMO's and it does
not impact small farmers at all. Bill 2491 is a reasonable attempt at informing
and protecting our communities health and natural environment.
often send out mass emails asking for help but I am today because this is
important and to be successful the broader community is going to need to
actively engage the issue - at the minimum by sending in supportive
Every email and every testimony is very
Please help pass the word to friends and family and ask those
that share our values to submit email testimony ASAP prior to the Wednesday June
26 Council meeting.
Attached in case you would like to see the detail, is
a copy of the proposed ordinance Bill 2491.
Written testimony supporting
Bill 2491 should be sent as soon as possible to email@example.com
would like to become familiar with the basics of the Bill, a copy of The Garden
Island newspaper article is here http://thegardenisland.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/hooser-introduces-gmo-bill/article_b86ae096-da42-11e2-a764-0019bb2963f4.html
testimony is given in person on Wednesday or not, sending in email testimony
early is important.
As you are fully aware, the opposing forces are
formidable and though this Bill represents a reasonable approach to the issue,
the large agribusiness operations will automatically fight its
Thank you so, so much for your ongoing help with this. We are
going to need to push very hard to make this happen.
All the best. gh