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Safety Zone; Red, White, and Blue Tahoe Fireworks Display, Lake Tahoe, CA

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce Red, White, and Blue Tahoe Fireworks Display safety zone from 5 p.m. on July 3, 2009 through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2009 in position 39°14′16″ N, 119°53′59″ W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191 will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 3, 2009 through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2009.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or e-mail Lieutenant Junior Grade Simone Mausz, U.S. Coast Guard, Waterways Safety Division; telephone 415-399-7442, e-mail simone.mausz@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual Red, White, and Blue Tahoe Fireworks Display in 33 CFR 165.1191 on July 4, 2009. The fireworks launch site is approximately 700 feet off the shore line of Incline Village in Crystal Bay in position 39°14′16″ N, 119°53′59″ W (NAD83).

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Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1191, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone during all applicable effective dates and times, unless authorized to do so by the PATCOM. Additionally, each person who receives notice of a lawful order or direction issued by an official patrol vessel shall obey the order of direction. The PATCOM is empowered to forbid entry into and control the regulated area. The PATCOM shall be designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco. The PATCOM may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1191 and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with extensive advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners.

If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: June 8, 2009.

P.M. Gugg,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Francisco .

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[FR Doc. E9-14770 Filed 6-23-09; 8:45 am]

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