RESCISSION OF EMERGENCY DESIGNATION OF SHELLFISH LANDS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK AS UNCERTIFIED FOR THE HARVEST OF SHELLFISH
Pursuant to the provisions of Subdivisions 13-0307 (1) and (2) and Subdivision 13-0309 (1) of the Environmental Conservation Law and Sections 42.17 and 47.4 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York, and based upon the determination that conditions that may cause shellfish to be hazardous for use as food are no longer present, I, Debra A Barnes, Chief, Bureau of Shellfisheries of the Department of Environmental Conservation, hereby rescind specific sections of the order dated July 17, 2023, that designated particular shellfish lands as uncertified for the harvest of shellfish. This order is effective at sunrise, Friday, July 28, 2023, and applies only to the areas described below, except as described in 6NYCRR, Part 41, "Sanitary Condition of Shellfish Lands".
Accordingly, the harvest of shellfish from the following areas is permitted:
Town of Southold: All the normally certified areas of Fishers Island Sound.
Town of Southampton: All the normally certified areas of Shinnecock Bay and its tributaries.
Kings Park, New York
Julia Socrates, Acting Director Division of Marine Resources