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PA-70-2012

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, Thursday, September 6, 2012:

All those waters in Pender and Onslow Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the August 25, and August 29, 2012, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:

ONSLOW COUNTY

White Oak River - All those waters in White Oak River upstream of the Highway 24 Bridge at Swansboro.

The following also remains closed:

CARTERET COUNTY


White Oak River - All those waters in White Oak River upstream of the Highway 24 Bridge at Swansboro.

All those waters in Bogue Sound from the IWW to the mainland between IWW Beacon #7 near Peletier Creek and the permanent closure line near 16th Street in Morehead City.

Newport River - All those waters in Newport River upstream of the Highway 70 High Rise Bridge and Morehead-Beaufort Causeway, to include all tributaries and Core Creek.

Sleepy Creek - All those waters in Sleepy Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

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: All those waters between Swan Point and Rich’s Inlet, and Freeman Creek.

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

September 5, 2012
11:35 A.M.
PA-70-2012

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

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