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Prefecture declares war on tree-eating bugs

Date Posted: 2001-10-01

The Okinawa Prefectural Government announced Wednesday, Sep. 19 that it would enact a new ordinance in order to completely stop the prevalence of pinewood nematodes in five years. The government looks forward to enacting the ordinance from next April. The nematodes are currently destroying pinewoods in large areas around Okinawa.

The government considers requesting 1.5 billion budget over five years starting next year, in order to eradicate the bugs. This marks the first time that a prefecture establishes such ordinance.

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