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Emergency Rule (LAC 7:XV.167-Emerald Ash Borer)

June 23, 2017

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 has filed an emergency rule with the State Register establishing a quarantine in Beinville, Jackson and Morehouse Parishes for the following pest: emerald ash borer (“EAB”), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire.  The state entomologist has determined that EAB has been found in Beinville, Jackson and Morehouse Parishes and may be prevented, controlled, or eradicated by quarantine.

Emergency Rule