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 effective sunrise, Monday, June 3, 2013, the leases in Pender, Onslow, Carteret, Hyde, and Dare Counties that were closed exclusively for relaying purposes WILL REOPEN to the harvest of shellfish.
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 and .0104.
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. These reopenings are due to sufficient time having been elapsed to reduce pathogens that might have been present to acceptable levels.
May 31, 2013