Alabama oyster harvesting http://apr.org en Alabama Shellfish Harvesting Waters Closed http://apr.org/post/alabama-shellfish-harvesting-waters-closed <p>The state Department of Public Health is temporarily closing shellfish growing waters in Mobile and Baldwin County.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; In a release Monday, Jeff McCool of the Alabama Department of Public Health said waterways will close because recent heavy rainfall may have led to bacterial contamination of oyster beds.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Impacted waterways include Cedar Point, Portersville Bay, Grand Bay, Heron Bay, Dauphin Island Bay and Bon Secour Bay.<br> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:32:18 +0000 The Associated Press 36339 at http://apr.org Alabama Shellfish Harvesting Waters Closed