Mid-day spraying witnessed by teachers on ag land adjacent Waimea Canyon Middle School campus (Kauai). Foul fuel like odor/taste in the air. Students complaining of headache, eye irritation, difficulty breathing, nausea, dizziness. W.C.M.S. teacher calls Dept. of Health, referred to Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture pesticide division Ann Kam. Told by Ann Kam that she was going on vacation and that she would send someone to the school to investigate. Ann Kam sends Syngenta employee to school. Syngenta employee (Michael Girod/Doug Tiffany?) came to campus and spoke with Vice Principal. Individual was escorted around campus by Vice Principal. Syngenta employee tells Vice Principal that Syngenta had no spray operations taking place in adjacent field (#809). Syngenta employee suggests odor/irritant caused by Cleome Gynandra ("Stinkweed"). See video of Syngenta spray application on field #809.
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