EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has added Anderson, Campbell, Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Monroe, Roane, and Union Counties, Tennessee to the list of regulated areas for the emerald ash borer (EAB). APHIS has also added Rock and Walworth Counties, Wisconsin to the list of regulated areas for the EAB.
EAB is present in some portions of the United States. Due to the continuing spread of EAB, APHIS has established regulated areas, which are designated in the Federal regulations located at 7 CFR301.53-3 and the Federal Orders located at the following APHIS website - Click here to view Federal Regulations and Quarantine Notices.
For more information about the EAB program and Federal EAB regulations, you may contact PaulChaloux, EAB national program manager, at 301-851-2064.