Senator Thompson Seeking Input On Pesticide Management. "Roundtable to discuss the enforcement of state laws, public outreach and comprehensive pesticide management"

Antoine M Thompson

January 22, 2010

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 21, 2010
Contact: Heather Zeisz | | 716.854.8705
Rashied McDuffie | | 518.455.3371

Buffalo, NY- State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D- Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) and Chair of the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee announced a roundtable to solicit input and obtain feedback from the public on comprehensive pesticide management.

“The purpose of this roundtable is to discuss approaches to pesticide control and to solicit public input on pesticide management, public outreach and enforcement of State laws,” stated Thompson. “This roundtable will identify ways of accomplishing these tasks.”

Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation
Chair: Senator Antoine M. Thompson
Roundtable: To Discuss Pesticide Management
Place: Room 124 State Capitol Building, Albany, NY
Date: Monday, February 8, 2010
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 pm

The roundtable is open to the public to both attend and participate.  Depending on the number of people wishing to participate, some may be asked only to provide written testimony.  Those wishing to participate are asked to contact Mr. Rashied McDuffie, Director of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee at (518) 455-3371 or  All media inquiries should be directed to Heather Zeisz at (716) 854-8705.

Please click on the link entitled "Roundtable.pdf" to view details of the Roundtable Discussion."