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, Friday, August 17, 2012:
All those waters in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the July 30, August 1, 3, 7, and 8, 2012, temporary closures.
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: All those waters between IWW marker “84 and “89, Shallotte River, all those waters between Southport and IWW #51, Lockwoods Folly River, and all those waters between Snows Cut and IWW #148.
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
August 16, 2012
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