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PA-43-2019

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA


Stephen W. Murphey, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Betsey Tilson, M.D., M.P.H., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following area in Carteret County will open to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis beginning at sunrise, Friday, May 24, 2019.

CARTERET COUNTY

Bogue Sound Area – All those waters in the Bogue Sound closed area between Intracoastal Waterway Channel Markers #14 and #19, with the exception of all those waters in Gull Harbor and within 275 feet from the last dockage area, all those waters in Soundview canals and within 325 feet of the last dockage area, all those waters in Jumping Run Creek and within 275 feet of the last dockage area, and all other tributaries, creeks and canals from the mouth upstream within said boundaries.

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. 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. It should be noted that leases or franchises closed on or after April 1, 2019, to allow relaying of shellfish from closed areas remain closed.

E. This proclamation temporarily opens a portion of Bogue Sound.

F. This temporary opening is due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results of both water and shellfish meats.

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Stephen W. Murphey, Director
DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES, DEQ

May 23, 2019
1:00 P.M.
PA-43-2019

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