Eradication of Oriental Fruit Fly Infestation, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Food and Agriculture, Department of (Department of Food and Agriculture)
Document Title
Eradication of Oriental Fruit Fly Infestation, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed project consists of an emergency amendment of Section 3591.12(a) of the California Code of Regulations which will establish Santa Barbara County as an eradication area for Bactrocera dorsalis Oriental fruit fly. The effect of the amendment is to provide authority for the State to perform detection, control and eradication activities against peach fruit fly in Los Angeles County to prevent spread of the fly to noninfested areas to protect California's agricultural industry.

Contact Information
Jim Rains
Department of Food and Agriculture
1220 N Street, Room 43
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 651-9371


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15308
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it consists of specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency. The project is also exempt because it consists of actions taken by a regulatory agency, as authorized by state statute, to assure the maintenance or protection of the environment where the regulatory process involves procedures for the protection of the environment.

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