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PA-58-2013

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, June 12, 2013.

All those waters in Onslow and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the June 7, 2013, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:

ONSLOW COUNTY

All those waters bordered on the northeast by a straight line from Swan Point through ICWW Channel Marker #4 to the eastern tip of West Onslow Beach, (south shore of New River Inlet), and bordered on the southwest by the Surf City Bridge.

The following also remains closed:

BRUNSWICK / NEW HANOVER / PENDER COUNTIES

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

All those waters from the IWW to the mainland between IWW Marker #98 near Old Topsail Creek and the Figure Eight Island Bridge.

All those waters bordered on the northeast by a straight line from Swan Point through ICWW Channel Marker #4 to the eastern tip of West Onslow Beach, (south shore of New River Inlet), and bordered on the southwest by the Surf City Bridge.

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: New River, all the waters between Swansboro and Fl. Beacon #65A, just west of Salliers Bay, Salliers Bay, Freeman Creek, Bear Creek, Queens Creek and the White Oak River.

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

June 11, 2013
1:16 P.M.
PA-58-2013

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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