15A NCAC 18A .0913       PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

(a)  The Division shall recommend to the Division of Marine Fisheries immediate closure of shellfish waters to the harvesting of shellfish in the event of a public health emergency.

(b)  The Division shall recommend to the Division of Marine Fisheries re‑opening shellfish waters when the condition causing the public health emergency no longer exists and shellfish have had sufficient time to purify naturally from possible contamination.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. June 1, 1989.