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, Friday, October 28, 2011:
All those waters in Brunswick, Onslow, and Carteret Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the October 19, and October 20, 2011 temporary closures except the following which will remain closed:
Bogue Sound – All those waters in Bogue Sound from the ICWW to the mainland between ICWW Beacon #23 and Fl. Beacon #29 to include Broad Creek.
Whitehurst Creek – All those waters in Whitehurst Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.
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: Lockwoods Folly River, Freeman Creek, Queens Creek, Newport River, West Bay, Long Bay, West Thorofare Bay, North Bay, Turnagain Bay, and South River
D. These reopenings are due to satisfactory bacteriological sampling results.
October 27, 2011
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