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Meeting of Suffolk County Pesticide Community Advisory Committee

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A meeting on pesticide use will be held in late September.

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Hauppauge, NY - September 13, 2013 - The Pesticide Community Advisory Committee meeting has been scheduled to be held:

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
H. Lee Dennison Building
4th Floor - Main Conference Room 
Hauppauge, NY 11788

The Pesticide Advisory Committee was established through Local Law 34-1999, which was enacted for the purpose of phasing out the use of pesticides by the County for many pest control purposes.

Items on the Agenda include: discussion concerning methoprene and the committee’s annual report.

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For additional information about this meeting, please contact:

Michael Maraviglia
Environmental Analyst
Division of Water Quality Improvement
Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Planning
H. Lee Dennison Building, 4th Floor
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone:  631-853-6996
Fax:      631-853-4044