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, November 7, 2012:
All those waters in Pender, Onslow, and Carteret Counties that were temporarily closed will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the October 28, 2012, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:
All those waters in Bogue Sound, from the IWW to the mainland, between IWW Marker “32” and IWW Marker “30”, to include Sanders Creek.
The following areas also remain closed:
HYDE / DARE COUNTIES
All those waters 200 yards offshore between the north side of Ocracoke Inlet and the south side of Oregon Inlet.
All those waters north and west of a line beginning at Reeds Point on the Dare County mainland; running northeasterly to Mann Point near Buzzard Bay, to include Albemarle and Currituck Sounds.
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: Stump Sound, Alligator Bay, Newport River, Jarrett Bay, West Bay, Turnagain Bay, and South River.
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
November 6, 2012
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