15A NCAC 05C .0118 EXPLOSIVES
No explosives shall be discharged within 1,000 feet of a fishing boat operating in the waters, without notice being given to such boat so that it may move from the area. Before any shot is discharged the exploration party shall employ methods approved by the industry to frighten or drive away the fish and/or marine life which may be in the area where the shot is to be discharged. If there is a school or schools of fish in the area to be shot, operations must be suspended in that particular area until said school or schools of fish have been driven away.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑391;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. August 1, 1982.