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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-31-2014

Marine Fisheries

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PA-31-2014

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 change in shellfish harvesting area will take effect at sunrise, Saturday, April 26, 2014.

All those waters in Onslow and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the April 19 and April 20, 2014, temporary closures, except the following which will remain closed:

ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

All those waters
from the IWW to the mainland between IWW Marker “51” near Morris Landing and IWW Marker “37” near Spicer Bay.

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

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

Newport River - All those waters in Newport River upstream of a line across the river from Crab Point to the southern end of the west shore of Core Creek.

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

The following also remains closed:

BRUNSWICK / ONSLOW / CARTERET COUNTIES

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

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

Hoop Pole Creek- All those waters in the Hoop Pole Creek area upstream of a line beginning on a point of marsh at 34°42.4519’ N -76°45.1967’ W; running southeasterly across the bay to a point of marsh at 34°42.4429’ N -76°45.1829’ W; running southeasterly following the shoreline to a point at 34°42.4069’ N -76°45.1285’ W; running southeasterly across the creek to a point 34°42.3984’ N -76°45.1098’ W on the eastern shore.

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