Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

For Release — October 2, 2015

Business Council statement on new DEC Commissioner

ALBANY, N.Y.—“We applaud Basil Seggos’s appointment as the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation,” said Darren Suarez, director of government affairs at The Business Council of New York State. “We have a good working relationship with Basil, and he has demonstrated a commitment to a sustainable approach to the environment and New York’s natural resources. The state will be well served by his leadership and balanced approach to issues impacting business.”