Herbicide ban 2.0: Bill looks to end use of glyphosate-based products at parks and rec facilities

  • Girls make daisy chain headbands Tuesday afternoon at Spencer Kalani Schutte District Park in Waimea. A bill banning the use of glyphosate-based pesticides at Hawaii County parks and recreation facilities will taken up today by County Council members. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • A quarterback for the Waimea Cowboys Pop Warner football team throws to a receiver during practice Tuesday afternoon at Spencer Kalani Schutte District Park in Waimea. A bill banning the use of glyphosate-based pesticides at Hawaii County parks and recreation facilities will taken up today by County Council members. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • A pair of nene, the largest native land animals in Hawaii and the world’s rarest goose, walks on the football field as youngsters practice in the background at Spencer Kalani Schutte District Park in Waimea. A bill banning the use of glyphosate-based pesticides at Hawaii County parks and recreation facilities will taken up today by County Council members. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

A bill banning the use of glyphosate-based herbicide at some Hawaii County facilities will taken up today by County Council members.