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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-14-2013

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PA-14-2013

PROCLAMATION

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 change in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

All those waters in Onslow and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the February 8, 2013 temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:

ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

All those waters in Stump Sound between IWW Channel Marker #29 near Turkey Creek and IWW Channel Marker #45, near Kings Creek.

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

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 COUNTY

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.

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: a portion of White Oak River, Newport River, and South River.

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

February 19, 2013
10:45 A.M.
PA-14-2013

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

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