More Oyster Harvesting Areas Closed

More Oyster Harvesting Areas Closed

POSTED: Sunday, May 23, 2010 - 7:59pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:00pm

The movement of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico has forced the Department of Health and Hospitals to update their list of closed oyster harvesting areas.

In Plaquemines Parish: Areas 9, 10, and 11 are Closed.
In Jefferson Parish: Area 12 is Closed.
In Lafourche Parish: Areas 14 and 15 are Closed.
In Terrebonne Parish: Areas 17, 19, 21, 22, 23 are Closed.

These closures went into effect early Sunday evening. They'll remain in effect until further notice.