DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Action of Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee; Addition of Noxious Weeds to Controlled Plants and Noxious Weed List
[52 Pa.B. 7000]
[Saturday, November 12, 2022]
A meeting of the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee (Committee) was held virtually on October 20, 2022. A Sunshine Notice of the meeting was published at 52 Pa.B. 6195 (October 1, 2022).
The purpose of the meeting was to consider the addition of five plants to the noxious weed list as authorized under 3 Pa.C.S. § 1511(b)(3)(ii) (relating to designation of noxious weeds and controlled plants).
A quorum of the Committee was present at the meeting. After a presentation by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture (Department), the acknowledgement of written public comments received and a discussion of the Committee, the Committee voted to approve the following weeds for addition to the noxious weed list.
• Burning bush (Euonymus alatus) as a Class B noxious weed
• Chinese privet (Ligustrum alatus) as a Class B noxious weed
• European privet (Ligustrum vulgare) as a Class B noxious weed
• Border privet (Ligustrum obtusifolium) as a Class B noxious weed
• Japanese privet (Ligustrum japonicum) as a Class A noxious weed
Under the authority and requirements of 3 Pa.C.S. § 1511(b)(3)(iv), the Department hereby publishes the addition of Burning bush, Chinese privet, European privet, Border privet and Japanese privet to the noxious weed list.
The addition of the previously listed plants to the controlled plants and noxious weeds list will become effective 60 days from publication of this notice.
RUSSELL C. REDDING,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 22-1736. Filed for public inspection November 11, 2022, 9:00 a.m.]
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