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Notice of Intent Filed with State Register: EAB Quarantine (LAC 7:XV.167)

January 9, 2017

LDAF has filed a notice of intent with the State Register giving public notice that the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, pursuant to the authority set forth in R.S. 3:1652, intends to amend LAC 7:XV.167 by expanding a previously established quarantine for the following pest: emerald ash borer (“EAB”), Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire.  This proposed rule expands the quarantine to include Lincoln and Union Parishes.    Interested persons may submit written comments, data, opinions and arguments regarding the proposed Rule.  Written submissions must be directed to Ansel Rankins, Director of the Horticulture Commission, Department of Agriculture & Forestry, 5825 Florida Blvd., Suite 3002, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 and must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on January 4, 2017.  No preamble is available regarding the proposed regulations.

Notice of Intent

Fiscal & Economic Impact Statement

Legislative Report

Public Comment