RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Laura Gerald, M.D., M.P.H., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following area in Carteret County will open to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis beginning at sunrise, Friday, February 3, 2012.
Harlowe Creek - All those waters in Harlowe Creek downstream of a straight line beginning at a point on the west shore at 34º 46.9614' N -76º 43.5843' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore at 34º 46.9624' N -76º 43.3476' W (see map).
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 proclamation temporarily opens a portion of Harlowe Creek.
D. This temporary opening is due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results of both water and shellfish meats.
February 2, 2012
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