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PA-56-2012 
 
PROCLAMATION
 
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 the following change in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, Wednesday, August 15, 2012:
 
All those waters in Brunswick and Dare Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the August 1, 7, 8 and 10, 2012, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:
 
BRUNSWICK COUNTY
 
All those waters between ICWW marker "84" near Ocean Isle and the permanent closure line near ICWW marker “89”. 
 
Shallotte River - All those waters in Shallotte River upstream of a straight line from Bowen Point to Long Point.
 
All those waters between Southport and IWW Flashing Beacon #51 at Holden Beach, to include all of Lockwoods Folly River.
 
THE FOLLOWING REMAINS CLOSED: 
 
NEW HANOVER COUNTY
 
All those waters between Snows Cut and IWW Marker #148, near Everett Creek.
 
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 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 Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.
 
C. This proclamation returns the following areas to normal closure boundaries: Tubbs Inlet area and the Rodanthe area of Dare County.
 
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results. 
August 14, 2012
12:50 P.M.
PA-56-2012 
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 1-800-682-2632

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