WSR 12-11-036

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


[ Filed May 10, 2012, 11:02 a.m. ]


LEGAL NOTICE FOR SPARTINA TREATMENT IN WESTERN WASHINGTON


LEGAL NOTICE FOR SPARTINA TREATMENTS: The Washington state department of agriculture (WSDA) is hereby notifying the affected public that the herbicides imazapyr and glyphosate may be used to control invasive Spartina grass species between June 1, 2012, and October 31, 2012.

Licensed pesticide applicators operating under WSDA's national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) state waste discharge general permit may apply these products in the following locations: Grays Harbor, Hood Canal, Willapa Bay, Puget Sound, the north and west sides of the Olympic Peninsula, and the mouth of the Columbia River.

For more information, including locations of possible application sites or information on Spartina, contact WSDA Spartina Control Program at phone (360) 902-1923, e-mail cphillips@agr.wa.gov or web site http://agr.wa.gov/PlantsInsects/Weeds/Spartina/. Or write WSDA Spartina Program, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560.

The Washington state department of ecology 24-hour emergency number for reporting concerns about Spartina treatments is (360) 407-6283.

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