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Posted on: August 18, 2023

RESCISSION OF EMERGENCY DESIGNATION OF SHELLFISH LANDS

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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 the order dated August 15, 2023, that designated particular shellfish lands as uncertified for the harvest of shellfish. This order is effective at sunrise, Saturday, August 19, 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 Brookhaven: All that area of Moriches Bay and its tributaries lying westerly of a line extending southwest from the radio tower at the US Coast Guard Station in East Moriches to the northernmost point of the rock jetty on the western side of Moriches Inlet. 

Town of Southampton: All that area of Shinnecock Bay and its tributaries lying west of Ponquogue Bridge. 


I hereby certify that this is the original thereof. 
Debra Barnes, Chief Bureau of Shellfisheries
Aug 18,2023 Kings Park, New York

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