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PA-129-2014

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA


Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Robin Cummings, M.D., Acting State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following changes in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, Thursday, January 1, 2015.

All those waters in Onslow and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the December 25, 2014, temporary closures, except the following which remains closed:

ONLSOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

All those waters bordered on the northeast by a straight line from Swan Point through IWW Channel Marker #4 to the eastern tip of West Onslow Beach, (south shore of New River Inlet), and bordered on the southwest by the Surf City Bridge.

Salliers Bay - All those waters in Salliers Bay upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

All those waters from the Intracoastal Waterway to the mainland between IWW Beacon “58” near Bear Creek and IWW Beacon “49” near Swansboro, to include Bear Creek and Queens Creek.

White Oak River - All those waters in the White Oak River north of a line beginning at a point 34° 41.9497' N -77° 06.9846' W on the west shore, running easterly near the northern tip of Jones Island, to a point 34° 41.9395' N -77° 05.6599' W on the east shore (see map).

The following also remains closed:

BRUNSWICK / PENDER COUNTIES

All those waters between Southport and the South Carolina State Line.

All those waters within 100 yards from the dredge spoils effluent pipe near Bald Head Island located approximately 200 yards north of the mouth of Bald Head Creek.

All those waters bordered on the northeast by a straight line from Swan Point through IWW Channel Marker #4 to the eastern tip of West Onslow Beach, (south shore of New River Inlet), and bordered on the southwest by the Surf City Bridge.

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 Commission 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 Commission Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.

C. This proclamation returns the following area to normal closure boundaries: The Intracoastal Waterway area between IWW Fl Beacon “65A” near Salliers Bay and IWW Beacon “58” near Bear Creek, Freeman Creek, a portion of Bogue Sound and a portion of White Oak River.

D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.

December 31, 2014
1:15 PM
PA-129-2014

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

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