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:
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.
August 14, 2012