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 shellfish area closure will take effect sunset, Friday, August 26, 2011:
No person shall take or attempt to take any oysters, clams or mussels or possess, sell or offer for sale any oysters, clams or mussels taken from the following polluted areas:
The following area in Carteret County that was opened to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis shall return to the status in existence immediately prior to the August 25, 2011 temporary opening:
All those waters in Bogue Sound between Intracoastal Waterway Channel Marker #14 and #19.
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 closure is due to the impending rainfall and effects of Hurricane Irene.
August 25, 2011
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