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EAB quarantine spreads to Union Parish

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EAB quarantine spreads to Union Parish
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry has officially added Union Parish to the emerald ash borer (EAB) quarantine, a state official stated July 1. Richard Miller, administrative coordinator of quarantine programs for LDAF, issued an email announcing the quarantine became official June 22, making Union the fourth parish in the state to fall under the restrictions for EAB. Bossier, Claiborne and Webster are the three other parishes. Miller said the process of quarantining takes so...
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The EPA has decided it won’t add regulations for storm water discharges from forest roads under the federal Clean Water Act "at this time," the federal regulatory agency announced. National Alliance of Forest Owners President and CEO David P. Tenny said in an email the final notice of Environmental Protection Agency’s decision is expected to be published in the Federal Register in July. According to the EPA’s website, programs are already in place to “address water quality problems caused...
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