8/7/15: Public Hearing Scheduled for Local Microbead Prohibition Law

Modified: August 7, 2015 11:32am

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8/7/15

ERIE COUNTY, NY—Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has scheduled a public hearing in regard to Local Law Intro. No.8-2 (2015), a local law prohibiting the sale of personal cosmetic products containing microbeads in Erie County. Microbeads, a synthetic alternative to natural materials such as pumice and ground almonds, are found in over 100 personal cosmetic products and pose a serious threat to Erie County’s environment by increasing water pollution and subsequent harm to aquatic life. The public hearing will allow individuals to voice their concerns about Local Law 8-2.

 

Public Hearing Scheduled for Local Microbead Prohibition Law:

Date:  Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time:  2 PM

Location:  Room 1404, Edward A. Rath county office building, 95 Franklin St., Buffalo, NY

Event contact:  Peter Anderson, 270-7842