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, March 14, 2012:
All those waters in Brunswick and Carteret Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the March 4, 2012 temporary closures.
The following remains closed:
NEW HANOVER COUNTY
All those waters within 100 yards from the dredge spoils effluent pipe located approximately 240 yards northwest of IWW Channel Marker “140”.
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 returns the following area to normal closure boundaries: Shallotte River, all those waters in the IWW between markers “71A” near Long Point and “48A” near the Lockwoods Folly Inlet, and Newport River.
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
March 13, 2012
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