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NOTICE – Emergency Rule Filed with State Register

Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine (LAC 7:XV.167)

June 23, 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 has filed an emergency rule with the State Register establishing a quarantine in Union Parish for the following pest: emerald ash borer (“EAB”), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire.  The state entomologist has determined that EAB has been found in Union Parish and may be prevented, controlled, or eradicated by quarantine.

Declaration of Emergency