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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-75-2013

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PA-75-2013

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, Friday, July 19, 2013.

All those waters in Pender, Onslow, and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the July 13, 2013, temporary closures, except the following which will remain closed:

CARTERET COUNTY

Newport River - All those waters in Newport River upstream of a straight line beginning at a point on the south shore at 34° 45.6646' N – 76° 44.0603’ W, at Lawton Point; thence to a point on the north shore at 34º 46.5724' N -76º 44.3786' W just upstream of Hammock Rock (see map).

The following remains closed:

BRUNSWICK / NEW HANOVER COUNTIES

All those waters between ICWW marker "84" near Ocean Isle and the South Carolina State Line, to include the Tubbs Inlet area.

Lockwoods Folly River - All those waters north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 33°55.7954’N - 78°13.3096’ W approximately midway between Genoes Point and Spring Creek; running southeasterly to a point 33°55.2284’N - 78°12.7791’ W near the northwest point of Horse Island, to include the open portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Water Way north of Horse Island.

All those waters in Myrtle Grove Sound, Masonboro Sound and Middle Sound between Snows Cut and the Figure 8 Island 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: a portion of Newport River and all those waters in Stump Sound, Alligator Bay, and Chadwick Bay.

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

July 18, 2013
2:00 P.M.
PA-75-2013

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

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