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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-05-2012

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PA-5-2012
 
PROCLAMATION
 
RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA

 
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Jeffrey P. Engel, M.D., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following openings in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, January 24, 2012.

The new closure descriptions for the Cape Fear, Hurst Beach and Harkers Island areas are as follows:


No person shall take or attempt to take any oysters, clams or mussels or possess, sell or offer for sale any oysters, clams or mussels taken from the following polluted areas:

BRUNSWICK / ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

CAPE FEAR AND SOUTHPORT AREA (B-2) - MAP 47

d) Bald Head Creek – All those waters upstream of a line in Bald Head Creek beginning at a point 33º 52.0011' N -77º 59.4846' W on the west shore of the creek; running northeasterly to a point 33º 52.0194' N -77º 59.4379' W on the east shore of the creek.

HURST BEACH AREA (C-4) - MAP 38

a) Salliers Bay - All those waters in Salliers Bay upstream of a straight line beginning at a point 34º 33.4039' N -77º 18.5485' W on the west shore; running easterly to a point 34º 33.4365' N -77º 18.1884' W on the east shore.

NORTH RIVER AND HARKERS ISLAND AREA (E-7) - MAP 27

e) Calico Jacks Marina - All those waters within Calico Jacks Marina and extending beyond the dockage facilities 150 feet beginning at a point 34º 41.1675' N -76º 31.9303' W on the shore west of the marina; running southwesterly to a point 34º 41.1101' N -76º 31.9565' W in the sound; running southeasterly to a point 34º 41.0786' N -76º 31.8554' W in the sound; running northeasterly to a point 34º 41.1311' N -76º 31.8315' W on the shore east of the marina.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of N.C.G.S. 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52 and N.C. Marine Fisheries Rules 15A NCAC 03H . 0103 and 03K .0101.

B. It is unlawful to violate the provisions of any proclamation issued by the N.C. Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.
 
C. This amends N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-87-2010, (47) (d) and Map 47 and opens approximately 35 acres, and; N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-2-2009, Map 38, (38) (a) and opens approximately 40 acres, and; N.C. Marine Fisheries Proclamation PA-89-2010, Map 27, (27) (e) and opens approximately 1 acre.

D. These openings are due to recent Sanitary Surveys in the Cape Fear, Hurst Beach and Harkers Island areas of Brunswick, Onslow and Carteret Counties.

January 23, 2012
9:15 A.M.
PA-5-2012

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • (252) 726-7021 or 1-800-682-2632

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