Rep. Bob Herkes, chair of the Special Committee on Vog Effects wrapped up a series of meetings yesterday, covering:
*status of volcanic activity
*the interagency task force
*the Hawaii Volcano Helpline
*emergency vog shelters
Here are links to the media coverage:
The Honolulu Advertiser, "Lack of shelters troubles vog zone"
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, "Relocation of farmers from vog suggested"
KHON2, "House meets on matters of vog"
KITV, "Officials suggest 'safe room' to avoid vog dangers"
KGMB9, "Big Isle Officials discuss vog problem at capitol"
KHNL, "The solution to the vog might be in Washington"
Hawaii Tribune-Herald, "Lawmakers powerless against vog"