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Safety Zone: Captain of the Port Detroit Zone

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of Implementation of final rule.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard is implementing safety zones for annual fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone during June 2006. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during these events. These safety zones will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone.

DATES:

The safety zones will be effective from 12:01 a.m. (local) on June 7, 2006 to 11:59 p.m. (local) on June 30, 2006.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

LTJG Cynthia Channell, Chief of Waterways Management, Sector Detroit, 110 Mt. Elliott Ave., Detroit, MI at (313) 568-9580.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard is implementing certain permanent safety zones in 33 CFR 165.907 (published May 21, 2001, in the Federal Register, 66 FR 27868), for fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone during June 2006. The following safety zones will be enforced during the times indicated below:

(1) Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival, New Baltimore, MI. Location: All waters off New Baltimore City Park, Lake St. Clair-Anchor Bay bounded by the arc of a circle with a 300-yard radius with its center located at approximate position 42°41′ N, 082°44′ W, on June 22, 2006, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

(2) St. Clair Shores Fireworks, St. Clair Shores, MI. Location: All waters of Lake Start Printed Page 32839St. Clair within a 300-yard radius of the fireworks barge in approximate position 42°32′ N, 082°51′ W, about 1000 yards east of Veterans Memorial Park (off Masonic Rd.), St. Clair Shores, MI on June 30, 2006, from 10:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

(3) Sigma Gamma Assoc., Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. Location: The waters off Ford's Cove, Lake St. Clair bounded by the arc of a circle with a 300-yard radius with its center in approximate position 42°27′ N, 082°52′ W on June 26, 2003 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

In order to ensure the safety of spectators and transiting vessels, these safety zones will be in effect for the duration of the events. In the event that these safety zones affect shipping, commercial vessels may request permission from the Captain of the Port Detroit to transit through the safety zone.

Requests must be made in advance and approved by the Captain of Port before transits will be authorized. The Captain of the Port may be contacted via U.S. Coast Guard Group Detroit on channel 16, VHF-FM. The Coast Guard will give notice to the public via a Broadcast to Mariners that the regulation is in effect.

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Dated: May 18, 2006.

P. W. Brennan,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Detroit.

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[FR Doc. E6-8783 Filed 6-6-06; 8:45 am]

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