WE JUST SCORED A VICTORY thanks to all who weighed in on the bills to exempt the new OCCC from Chapter 343 – the environmental review law. Both House and Senate committee removed the EIS exemption from the bills.
WARNING: This is only phase one of the state’s plan. We still have a long way to go.
Here is Civil Beat’s story…
State Pulls Request For Prison Environmental Studies Exemption
Lawmakers advance bills to fast track relocation of the Oahu Community Correctional Center but decide environmental studies are a must.
Rui Kaneya, Civil Beat, February 16, 2016
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. – Mahatma Gandhi