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PA-66-2011

PROCLAMATION

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, Saturday, September 17, 2011.

All those waters in Carteret County return to the status in existence immediately prior to the August 29, 2011, temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:

CARTERET COUNTY

All those waters in Neuse River upstream of a line beginning at a point on the northeastern end of Maw Point near the mouth of Bay River; thence in a straight line to the north end of Point of Marsh, to include all of Neuse River, Broad Creek, Turnagain Bay and all other tributaries within said boundaries.

The following also remains closed:

BRUNSWICK / PAMLICO / HYDE / DARE COUNTIES


All those waters between Beacon #89 near Ocean Isle Beach and the South Carolina State Line.

All those waters in Neuse River upstream of a line beginning at a point on the northeastern end of Maw Point near the mouth of Bay River; thence in a straight line to the north end of Point of Marsh, to include all of Neuse River, Broad Creek, Turnagain Bay and all other tributaries within said boundaries.

All those waters 200 yards offshore of the sound side of Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands, between the north side of Ocracoke Inlet and the south side of Oregon Inlet.

All those waters north of a straight line from a point on the southern end of Oregon Inlet thence across Pamlico Sound to Roanoke Marshes Point, to include Croatan Sound, Roanoke Sound and Albemarle Sound.
 
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 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: West Bay, North Bay and Long Bay.

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


September 16, 2011
10:45 A.M.
PA-66-2011

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