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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-45-2015

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PA-45-2015

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 areas will take effect at sunrise, Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

All those waters in Pender, Onslow, and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the May 10 and May 11, 2015 temporary closures.

The following remains closed:

BRUNSWICK COUNTY

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

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 areas to normal closure boundaries: Stump Sound, New River, Salliers Bay, IWW between Onslow Beach Bridge and IWW Beacon “49”, Freeman Creek, Bear Creek, Queens Creek, White Oak River, Newport River, and Oyster Creek.

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

May 19, 2015
1:00 P.M.
PA-45-2015

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