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Polluted Area Proclamations 2009 - 2010
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NOTE: Proclamations are posted to the website Mon-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.. Any proclamations issued after those hours or on weekends will not be posted until the next business day. For information on shellfish closures contact Patti Fowler 800-682-2632 or Patti.Fowler@ncdenr.gov

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MAPS
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--------------------------------------------- 2010 - December ---------------------------------------------
    PA-112-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closing: Dare County)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - November ---------------------------------------------
   
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - October ---------------------------------------------

PA-111-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening: New Hanover County)

PA-110-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties
)
(Closure: New Hanover County)
PA-109-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: New Hanover County)
(Closures: New Hanover,
Pender, Onslow and Carteret Counties)
PA-109-2010 Map
PA-108-2010 (REVISED)
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Onslow County)
(Closures: Carteret, New
Hanover and Pender Counties)
PA-108-2010 Map
PA-108-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Onslow County)
(Closures: Carteret, New
Hanover and Pender Counties)
PA-108-2010 Map
PA-107-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Brunswick and
Carteret Counties)
(Closures: Carteret, New Hanover,
Pender and Onslow Counties)
PA-106-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: New Hanover,
Pender, Onslow and Carteret
Counties)
(Closures: New Hanover, Pender,
Onslow and Carteret Counties)
PA-106-2010 Map
PA-105-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and Carteret Counties)
PA-104-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
PA-104-2010 Map
PA-103-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
PA-103-2010 Map

PA-102-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Carteret County)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)

PA-101-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Carteret County)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
PA-101 Map
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - September ---------------------------------------------
  PA-100-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender, Onslow and
Carteret Counties)
PA-100 Map
PA-99-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender and Onslow
Counties)
PA-98-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, Onslow,
Carteret and Pender Counties)
PA-97-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Carteret)
(Pender remains closed)
PA-96-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Brunswick)
(Closures: Carteret and Pender)
PA-95-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Brunswick, Carteret)
(Closures: Brunswick, Carteret
and Pender Counties)
PA-94-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Carteret)
(Closures: Brunswick, Onslow,
Carteret and Pender Counties)
PA-93-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Onslow and Carteret)
(Closures: Brunswick, Onslow,
Carteret and Pender Counties)
PA-93 Map
PA-92-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, Onslow
and Pender Counties)
PA-91-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Hyde and Dare
Counties)
With Maps
PA-90-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Hyde and Dare Counties)
With Maps
PA-89-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Carteret / Pamilco /
Hyde Counties)
With Maps
PA-88-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Carteret and Pamlico
Counties; Deer Creek and Bay
River Areas)
With Maps
PA-87-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick County
Cape Fear River Area)
With Map
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - August ---------------------------------------------
PA-85-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Hyde and Dare areas)
(Pender remains closed)
PA-84-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Carteret and Onslow)
(Pender remains closed)
PA-83-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Openings: Carteret and Onslow)
(Pender, Onslow and
Carteret areas remain closed)

PA-82-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Brunswick)
(Pender, Onslow and
Carteret areas remain closed)

PA-81-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: New Hanover and
Onslow areas)

(Brunswick, Pender,
Onslow and Carteret areas
remain closed)
PA-80-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Carteret remains closed)
(Carteret, Brunswick,
New Hanover, Pender and
Onslow remain closed)
PA-79-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Carteret remains closed)
(Closures: Carteret, Brunswick,
New Hanover, Pender and
Onslow)
PA-78-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Carteret remains closed)
(Closures: Brunswick, New
Hanover, Pender and Onslow)
PA-77-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick and
New Hanover)
(Pender and Onslow
remain closed)
PA-76-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Opening: Brunswick )
(Carteret, Onslow and
Pender Counties remain closed)
PA-75-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, Carteret,
Onslow and Pender Counties)

PA-74-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Return to status: Carteret
and Onslow Counties)
(Closures: Brunswick and
Pender Counties)

PA-73-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick, Carteret,
Onslow and Pender Counties)
PA-72-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Brunswick and Pender
Counties)
PA-71-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure: Pender County)
PA-70-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure: Brunswick County)
PA-69-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Return to status: Carteret
County)
PA-68-2010
Shellfish Polluted Areas
(Closures: Brunswick and
Carteret Counties)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - July ---------------------------------------------
PA-67-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure Brunswick County)
PA-66-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Return to status)
PA-65-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Return to status / Closure)
PA-64-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Return to status / Closure)
PA-63-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-62-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-61-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-60-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)

PA-59-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)

PA-58-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-57-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-56-20
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-55-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - June ---------------------------------------------

PA-54-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)

PA-53-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)

PA-52-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-52-2010 Map
PA-51-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-50-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-49-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-48-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-48-2010 Map
PA-47-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Reopening)
PA-46-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - May ---------------------------------------------
PA-45-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-44-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-43-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-42-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - April ---------------------------------------------
PA-40-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
PA-39-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-38-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
PA-37-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
PA-36-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
PA-35-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-34-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-33-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-32-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - March ---------------------------------------------
PA-31-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-30-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-29-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-28-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-27-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-26-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-25-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-24-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-23-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - February ---------------------------------------------
PA-22-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-21-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-20-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-19-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-18-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-17-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-16-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-15-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-14-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - January ---------------------------------------------
PA-13-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-12-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-11-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-10-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-9-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-9-2010 (Map)
PA-8-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-7-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-6-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-5-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-4-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-3-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-2-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-2-2010 (Map)
PA-1-2010
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
--------------------------------------------- 2009 - December ---------------------------------------------
PA-118-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-117-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-116-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-115-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-114-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-113-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-113-2009 (MAP)
PA-112-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-111-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-110-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-109-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-108-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-107-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
--------------------------------------------- 2009 - November ---------------------------------------------
PA-106-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-105-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-104 Map 1 | Map 2
PA-104-2009

Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-103-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-102-Map
PA-102-2009

Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-101-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-100-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-99-Map 1 | Map 2
PA-99-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-98-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-97-Map 1 | Map 2 | Map 3
PA-97-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-96-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-95-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-94-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-93-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-92-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
--------------------------------------------- 2009 - October ---------------------------------------------
PA-91-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-90-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-89-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-88-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-87-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-86-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
--------------------------------------------- 2009 - September ---------------------------------------------
PA-85-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-84-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-83-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-82-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-81-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-80-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-79-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-78-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-77-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-76-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-75-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-74-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-73-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-72-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-71-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-70-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-69-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-68-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)
PA-67-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-66-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-65-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Opening)
PA-64-2009
Shellfish Polluted Area
(Closure)

Proclamation Code Letters
FF
- Finfish proclamations that deal with commercial and recreational size and creel limits, seasons, areas, etc.
SH - Shrimp proclamations that open or close areas to shrimping and crab trawling, or require bycatch reduction devices
SF - Proclamations dealing with oysters and clams: hand and mechanical seasons, limits, areas, etc.
M - Miscellaneous proclamations that usually deal with gill nets, seines, and their mesh size, length, or area restrictions
RS - Research sanctuaries granted in some cases for one year for research purposes
SC - Proclamations dealing with bay or calico scallop harvest
PA - Proclamations that open and close areas to shellfishing depending on the amount of coliform bacteria present