Critics say there aren't enough independent scientific studies supporting the assertion that the chemicals harm coral reefs. The legislation, which state lawmakers passed in May, prohibits the sale and distribution of nonprescribed sunscreens that contain oxybenzone or octinoxate, which can be lethal for coral larvae.
Although the law will not take effect till 2021, it has already drawn opposition from various companies and business associations.
Gov. Ige said regarding the bill, "This is just one small step toward protecting and restoring the resiliency of Hawaii's reefs".
The bill to ban them passed in May and Hawaii's governor is expected to sign it later this week. "Our natural environment is fragile, and our own interaction with the earth can have lasting impacts". According to Mother Jones, State Rep. Chris Lee said the measure was necessary to protect the state's remaining corals.
Barton 1792 whiskey warehouse collapses Now, the company is looking to build a new warehouse with hopes of salvaging the barrels that are still intact. No injuries were reported, but it is now not yet known how much (alcohol) our country has lost.
Dallas woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane On a July 2 flight from NY to Dallas, Blair and her boyfriend apparently swapped seats with a woman so they could sit together. As of Thursday afternoon, the Twitter thread had drawn just less than 840,000 likes and more than 340,000 retweets.
State Sen. Mike Gabbard said in a statement that, "Worldwide, 50% of our coral reefs were lost in 2014 [and] 2015 because of coral bleaching".
"When you think about it, our island paradise, surrounded by coral reefs, is the flawless place to set the gold standard for the world to follow", he told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. "This legislation is a big step forward for the protection of our coral reefs, marine life and human health".
Up to 70 percent of sunscreens sold on the USA market contain oxybenzone and up to 8 percent contain octinoxate, which often appears on the labels as octyl methoxycinnamate, National Public Radio reported.
While it's now finally active and working as intended, it is a limited time mode, and as such won't be in rotation forever. Fortnite Playground eventually came back online on Tuesday, with the new LTM mode available to play since then.
Do you understand where Ariana is coming through on this one? Hodgson also said she believed Grande "would be horrified too". When one fan tweeted that Davidson's joke was "not amusing , it's just rude", Grande offered a thoughtful reply.
Booker-Hicks and her kids were not hurt. "I'm not a killer or anything like that, but I do believe in defending what's mine". The mother said she went easy on him and that Wright deserved more than he got for trying to take her children and auto .
Almost 150 civilians have died since the government assault in the south began two weeks ago, according to the observatory. The U.N. refugee agency has urged Jordan to open its borders as Syrians flee the battles and heavy air strikes en masse.
Tory is meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this morning to discuss the issue as well as Toronto's escalating gun violence. Justin Trudeau at the second annual Kokanee Summit in Creston, B.C., on August 6, 2000.
The next challenge was to achieve fertilization in the lab with frozen semen collected from three northern white rhino bulls. A hybrid calf ensures some genetic continuity for the northern white rhino even after its extinction.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng had already raised questions over the payments for the pipeline projects to CPPB last month. On May 29, Mahathir announced that his new government would renegotiate terms of the ECRL deal.
Chance and Kirsten previously split up following the birth of their daughter and they attended court to decide on child support. As she accepts his proposal, Chance grabs their 2-year-old daughter Kensli Bennett for a group hug.
These Intel Radio chips are internally codenamed "Sunny Peak" and Intel has halted the production for its chips. Reportedly , Apple has notified Intel that it will no longer use its mobile modem for its next-gen iPhone .
If the soldier opens the link, a warning pops up, and they have to meet their commanding officers to debrief on online security. All applications had between 400 to 500 downloads before being removed from the Google App store.
Beryl becomes 1st hurricane of 2018 season
The NHC noted that it's possible for the storm to deteriorate to an open wave before hitting the Lesser Antilles on Monday. That's good news for Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands pummeled by a nasty hurricane season in 2017.
More human remains found at home linked to Bruce McArthur
Dickinson is one of more than a dozen officers now working the McArthur case, and has been tapped to eventually testify during Mr. Idsinga said identifying the newly discovered remains could take months depending on their condition and the testing required.
Anthony Bourdain’s Will Revealed: Who Inherits His Fortune?
People reports that the court will appoint a guardian to protect Ariane's interests in her father's estate because she is a minor. Anthony was dating Asia Argento at the time of this death, but the will was written in 2016 while he was still married.
MacBook Pro Refresh Specs Possibly Outed By Geekbench Score
The eight-generation Core i7-8559U CPU in this device has a base frequency of 2.7GHz, but a maximum turbo speed of 4.5GHz. The 2017 13-inch MacBook Pro uses a dual-core Intel chip and benchmarks at around 4600 single-core and 9500 multi-core.
Federer and Serena exude class
Roger Federer and Serena Williams will try to avoid further upsets at Wimbledon as the third round begins on Friday. It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon, although she missed last year's tournament while pregnant.
Is Rajinikanth Too A Part Of 'Fanney Khan'?
Bharathi, Rajiv Tandon & Krishan Kumar, Kussum Arora & Nishant Pitti, Fanney Khan marks the directorial debut of Atul Manjrekar. Anil Kapoor plays the eponymous Fanney Khan , a middle-class man who dreamt of being a singer like Mohammad Rafi in his youth.