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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-22-2017

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PA-22-2017

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA

Braxton Davis, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Kelly Kimple, M.D., M.P.H., Acting State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that effective sunrise, Monday, April 3, 2017, the following privately controlled shellfish bottoms as indicated below are closed to the harvest of oysters, clams and mussels:

It is unlawful for any person to take or attempt to take any oysters, clams or mussels or possess, sell or offer for sale any oysters, clams or mussels taken from the following privately controlled shellfish bottoms:

NAME

LOCATION

NUMBER

NEW HANOVER COUNTY    

ALFRED N SMEILUS

MASONBORO SOUND

1809318


NAME

LOCATION

NUMBER

PENDER COUNTY    

WAYMOTH N BATTS JR.

STUMP SOUND

8804

SAMUEL J CORBETT III

TOPSAIL SOUND

9706

JERRY W EDENS JR.

STUMP SOUND, SIMMONS BAY

282

WILLIE B EDENS 

STUMP SOUND, OLD LNDG. BAY

749

GREGORY D EDENS  SR.

STUMP SOUND, DITCH LNDG. COVE

414

ROBERT M FORAND JR.

STUMP SOUND, WATERS BAY

8402A

ROBERT M FORAND JR.

STUMP SOUND, WATERS BAY

8402B

RONNIE W OTTAWAY 

STUMP SOUND

866

RICHARD D THOMAS

STUMP SOUND, DITCH LNDG. COVE

432

THOMAS R TODD 

TOPSAIL SOUND, BANKS CHANNEL

8910

JERRY EDENS

STUMP SOUND, OLD LANDING BAY

164

JERRY EDENS

TOPSAIL SOUND, COCKER CREEK

440

STEVEN G GIBERSON

TOPSAIL SOUND

1892199


NAME

LOCATION

NUMBER

ONSLOW COUNTY    

ROBERT A CUMMINGS

WHITE OAK RIVER

9610

MITCHELL T LASSARD

NEW RIVER

9304

GEORGE S LOWE 

STUMP SOUND

447

MICHAEL W MIDGETT

STUMP SOUND, BKFST IS. NARROWS

363

WILLIAM F RICE 

STUMP SOUND

149

JOHN R THOMAS

STUMP SOUND, SADFORDS BAY

631

THERESA T WYCKOFF 

ALLIGATOR BAY

2001


NAME

LOCATION

NUMBER

CARTERET COUNTY    

RAYMOND T GRAHAM JR.

NEWPORT RIVER

448

RAYMOND T GRAHAM JR.

NEWPORT RIVER

603

LARRY G KELLUM SR.

NORTH RIVER

477

THOMAS C MCARTHUR JR.

NORTH RIVER

689

RANDY S MILAM   JR.

NORTH RIVER

703

RANDY S MILAM JR.

NORTH RIVER

647

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, 03K .0101 and .0104.

B. It is unlawful to violate the provisions of any proclamation issued by the Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.

C. In accordance with N.C. General Statute 113-221.1(c) all persons who may be affected by proclamations issued by the Fisheries Director are under a duty to keep themselves informed of current proclamations.

D. This action is being taken to protect public health and is based on polluted shellfish being relayed on these leases under the Shellfish Management Program of the Division of Marine Fisheries.

E. The shellfish leases listed herein which will contain shellfish relayed from polluted areas must be posted with signs provided by the Division of Marine Fisheries for the closure period indicated.

F. These leases and/or shellfish bottoms will not reopen until recommended by the Division of Marine Fisheries and under no circumstances prior to 21 days from the end of relay season.

March 27, 2017
8:00 A.M.
PA-22-2017

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