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Asian Longhorned Beetle Programs Environmental Assessment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking public comments on the draft programmatic environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Eradication Program.  The draft EIS analyzes the potential effects of eradicating ALB should the beetle be discovered elsewhere in the continental United States.  The notice of availability for the draft environmental impact statement was published in the Federal Register on Friday, March 13 and any interested persons are invited to comment during the 45-day open-comment period.  APHIS will consider all comments received on or before April 27, 2015.


Comments regarding the draft environmental impact statement may be submitted by either of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal:  Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!home.
  • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery:  Send your comment to Environmental and Risk Analysis Services, PPD, APHIS, Station 3D-06.21, 4700 River Road Unit 149, Riverdale MD 20737


For questions related to the ALB draft environmental impact statement, please feel free to contact Dr. Jim Warren at Jim.E.Warren@aphis.usda.gov.



For more information about the Asian Longhorned Beetle, please visit www.aphis.usda.gov or www.asianlonghornedbeetle.com or call the ALB toll free hotline at 1-866-702-9938. 

Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in Clermont County, Ohio, Revised Environmental Assessment, May 2013 (PDF; 2.65 Mb)


Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in Clermont County, Ohio Revised Environmental Assessment, January 2013  (PDF; 2.64 Mb)


Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in Clermont County, Ohio, Environmental Assessment, May 2012 (PDF; 1.27 Mb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Efforts in Clermont and Brown Counties, Ohio, Environmental Assessment, September 2011 (PDF; 3.03 Mb)


Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk Counties, Massachusetts, Environmental Assessment, May 2011 (PDF; 83 Kb)

 

Chemical Treatment Study in New York City, New York, and Central New Jersey for the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Environmental Assessment, September 2010 (PDF; 5.10 Mb)

 

Nursery Treatment Efficacy Study within Worcester County, Massachusetts, to Support the Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program, Environmental Assessment, April 2010 (PDF; 192 Kb)

 

New Chemical Treatment Study within the Worcester, Massachusetts, Quarantine Zone for the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program, Environmental Assessment, September 2009 (PDF; 903 Kb)

 

Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in Worcester and Middlesex Counties, Massachusetts Environmental Assessment September 2008 (PDF; 1.28 Mb) [FONSI signed 11/21/08]

 

Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program in the New York Metropolitan Area, Environmental Assessment May 2007 (PDF; 43 Kb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program - Hudson County, New Jersey, Environmental Assessment, March 2003 (PDF; 36 Kb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Program, Environmental Assessment, February 2000 (PDF; 892 Kb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Field Trial, Environmental Assessment, January 2000 (PDF; 698 Kb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Control Program - Illinois, Environmental Assessment, August 1998 (PDF; 23 Kb)

Asian Longhorned Beetle Control Program, Environmental Assessment, December 1996 (PDF; 23 Kb)

 

 



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