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Notice #: 0001405273-01
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available to the public a draft environmental assessment for a proposal to release the biological control agent Phymastichus coffea against the coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) in Hawaii. Anyone wishing to obtain a copy of these documents should contact Cheryl Young (USDA-APHIS PPQ), 300 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 8-120, Box 50002, Honolulu, HI 96850 (, or view the documents at, searching by EA title or docket number (APHIS-2023-0019). Interested persons should request the document, “Field Release of Phymastichus coffea (Hymenoptera:Eulophidae) for the Biological Control of Coffee Berry Borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytinae), in Hawaii”. Anyone wishing to comment on the draft environmental assessment should submit comments on the website or send comments to the address shown above by March 16, 2023. For questions concerning the proposed action, contact Bob Pfannenstiel at (301) 851-2198 or at
(SA1405273 2/14, 2/15/23)