Musings: "Implausible, Irresponsible and Incomplete"

Musings: “Implausible, Irresponsible and Incomplete”


\ April 7, 2016 /

Dr. Graham Chelius, a Board Certified Family Medicine physician who practices in Waimea, and lives in Kekaha, submitted some insightful comments to the Joint Fact Finding Group on agricultural pesticides on Kauai.

As you may recall, Dr. Chelius previously published a letter to the editor soundly refuting Councilman Gary Hooser's oft-made — and unfortunately, oft-published — claim that the westside had a birth defect rate 10 times the national average.

Dr. Chelius' comments on the JFFG report are so thoughtful and informative, from both a common sense and public health perspective, that I thought they should be shared with the general public:

"I appreciate the immense amount of work that went into the report; however, I found the report to be amateur, incomplete, biased and irresponsible..."

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