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Schumer in Cairo Tuesday

Aug 10, 2010 12:01 am
New York Senator Charles Schumer will be visiting B and B Wood Products on Route 145 in Cairo for a press conference Tuesday at 2:45 p.m. to discuss the impact of the the Chinese Emerald Ash Borer. The bug has recently been discoverd in Saugerties and Greene County. Senator Schumer is here to discuss federal efforts to support the NYS DEC and enhance public awareness, about the pest that some estimate will wipe out seven percent of New York forests (the entire population of ash trees).