RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Jeffrey P. Engel, M.D., 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, August 11, 2011.
All those waters in Onslow County will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the August 5, 2011, temporary closure.
The following remains closed:
All those waters between IWW marker “84” near Ocean Isle and the South Carolina State Line, to include the Tubbs Inlet area.
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 from Swan Point to the North Topsail Beach High-rise Bridge to include Chadwick Bay and Alligator Bay.
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
August 10, 2011
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