Quarantined Missouri counties
Where EAB has been found
The first detection of EAB in Missouri was at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Greenville Recreation Area in Wayne County. On Sept. 3, 2008, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Missouri Department of Agriculture placed Wayne County, Mo., under quarantine for articles related to emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) until further notice. During the summer of 2012, the emerald ash borer was detected in the Missouri counties of Madison, Platte and Reynolds. As a result, the counties of Carter, Clay, Iron, Madison, Platte, Reynolds, Shannon and Wayne and currently under state and federal quarantine.
As of July 2012, EAB had been found in 18 states and in two Canadian Provinces in North America.