DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee Meeting
[49 Pa.B. 5965]
[Saturday, October 12, 2019]
The Department of Agriculture (Department) announces a public meeting of the Controlled Plant and Noxious Weed Committee (Committee), established by 3 Pa.C.S. § 1511 (relating to designation of noxious weeds and controlled plants). The meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on October 24, 2019, in Room 309, Department of Agriculture, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
The purpose of the meeting is to consider the addition of eight plants to the noxious weed list. If time permits, these eight plants will be considered at this meeting:
• Brazilian water weed (Egeria densa)
• Water soldier (Stratiotes aloides)
• Parrot feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)
• Yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltata)
• Phyllostachys aurea (Golden bamboo)
• Phyllostachys aureosulcata (Yellow groove bamboo)
• Phyllostachys bambusoides (Giant timber bamboo)
• Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) (except for non-wild cultivated varieties)
Public comment will be accepted either in person at the meeting or in writing prior to the meeting. Written comments may be sent to RAemail@example.com or the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry Noxious Weed Program, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Written comments must be received by October 24, 2019. Written comments will become a part of the record, with the same force as if presented during the meeting.
The meeting agenda is as follows: presentation of background information on plants for consideration; public comment period; Committee discussion; Committee action on plants under consideration; and new business.
Individuals with questions regarding this meeting should contact the Department at (717) 787-4843.
RUSSELL C. REDDING,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1511. Filed for public inspection October 11, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]
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