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LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) - The Kauai County Council has authorized spending $75,000 to hire attorneys to defend a new law regulating the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops by large agricultural businesses.
The Garden Island reports Wednesday's unanimous council vote will allow the county attorney to hire outside legal services to answer a lawsuit filed by Syngenta Seeds, Inc. in federal court last month.
Several firms had previously offered pro bono legal help. The county had initially planned to rely on donated services.
But the county says it received only one response to its formal request for pro bono services. And the county rejected that attorney's submission, partly because of a lack of relevant qualifications.
Friday is the deadline for the county to notify the court of its legal representation.
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