National Shellfish Sanitation Program http://wwno.org en Some Oyster Beds Re-Opened As Tropical Storm Karen Threat Lessens http://wwno.org/post/some-oyster-beds-re-opened-tropical-storm-karen-threat-lessens <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana health officials say they are reopening some oyster harvest areas where the threat of flooding from Tropical Storm Karen has diminished.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Louisiana harvest areas 13 to 23 will open Sunday morning. They were among the areas ordered closed because of the possibility of contamination from flood waters.</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 01:28:10 +0000 The Associated Press 45409 at http://wwno.org State reopens oyster beds http://wwno.org/post/state-reopens-oyster-beds <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The state Department of Health and Hospitals has reopened some of the oyster beds that were closed Aug. 28 as a precautionary measure in advance of Hurricane Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Oyster harvesting areas located in coastal areas of St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson and Lafourche parishes reopen Monday.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:18:00 +0000 The Associated Press 19796 at http://wwno.org