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PA-138-2015

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA


Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Megan Davies, 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, Friday, December 18, 2015.

All those waters in Carteret County will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the November 10, and November 20, 2015 temporary closures.

The following remains closed:

ONSLOW COUNTY

Queens Creek - All those waters in Queens Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

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 areas to normal closure boundaries: Bogue Sound, Newport River, and Oyster Creek.

D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
December 17, 2015
11:00 A.M.
PA-138-2015

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

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