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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 04-1446


Order Rescinding General Quarantine Order; Avian Influenza

[34 Pa.B. 4157]

   The Department of Agriculture (Department) rescinds the general quarantine order issued on June 3, 2004, with respect to the following portion of Lancaster County. The general quarantine order was published at 34 Pa.B. 3153 (June 19, 2004) and sought to address a potential outbreak of avian influenza within the quarantined area. The Department is satisfied there is no immediate threat of avian influenza in the quarantined area.

   The quarantined area described in the referenced general quarantine order was the roughly rectangular area of Lancaster County described as follows:

   *  Bordered on the east by SR 72, running in a southerly direction from the intersection of Elizabethtown Road and SR 72 (at/near Elstonville) to its intersection with SR 741 and running in a southerly direction on SR 741 to SR 30 (at/near Lancaster).

   *  Bordered on the south by SR 30, running in a westerly direction from the intersection of SR 741 and SR 30, to its intersection with SR 441 (at/near Columbia).

   *  Bordered on the west by SR 441, running in a northerly direction from the intersection of SR 30 and SR 441, to its intersection with SR 743 (at/near Marietta) and then by SR 743, running in a northerly direction to its intersection with Elizabethtown Road (at/near Elizabethtown).

   *  Bordered on the north by the Elizabethtown Road, running in an easterly direction from its intersection with SR 743 to its intersection with SR 72 (at/near Elstonville).

   This order shall not be construed as limiting the Department's authority to establish additional quarantine or testing requirements on poultry, as circumstances warrant.

   This order is effective July 26, 2004.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 04-1446. Filed for public inspection August 6, 2004, 9:00 a.m.]

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