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Emergency Rule – Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine (LAC:XV.167)

October 13, 2016

In accordance with the emergency provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:953(B), and the authority of the state entomologist pursuant to R.S. 3:1652, and in order to avoid a lapse in coverage until a permanent rule is in effect, notice is hereby given that Department of Agriculture and Forestry is adopting these emergency regulations establishing a quarantine for the following pest: emerald ash borer (“EAB”), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire.  The state entomologist has determined that EAB has been found in this state and may be prevented, controlled, or eradicated by quarantine.

Declaration of Emergency