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Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1332 will be enforced during the dates and times noted below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or e-mail ENS Anthony P. LaBoy, Sector Puget Sound Waterways Management, Coast Guard; telephone 206-217-6323, SectorPugetSoundWWM@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard is providing notice of enforcement of the safety zones established for Annual Fireworks Displays within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility in 33 CFR 165.1332 during the dates and times noted below.

The following safety zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 1, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 2, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Alderbrook Resort & Spa FireworksHood Canal47-21.033′ N122-13.233′ W350

The following safety zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 2, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 3, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Langlie's Old Fashioned Independence CelebrationIndianola47°44.817′ N122°31.533′ W250

The following safety zones will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 3, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 4, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Liberty Bay FireworksLiberty Bay47°43.917′ N122°39.133′ W300
Deer Harbor Annual Fireworks DisplayDeer Harbor48°37.0′ N123°00.25′ W.200

The following safety zones will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 4, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2011.

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Port Angeles Chamber of CommercePort Angeles Harbor48°07.033′ N123°24.967′ W300
Sheridan Beach CommunityLake Forest Park47°44.783′ N122°16.917′ W200
Brewster Fire Department FireworksBrewster48°06.367′ N119°47.15′ W250
City of Mount Vernon FireworksEdgewater Park48°25.178′ N122°20.424′ W150
Tacoma Freedom FairCommencement Bay47°16.817′ N122°27.933′ W300
City of Renton FireworksRenton, Lake Washington47°29.986′ N122°11.85′ W150
Des Moines FireworksDes Moines47°24.117′ N122°20.033′ W150
Vashon Island FireworksQuartermaster Harbor47°45.25′ N122°15.75′ W450
City of Kenmore FireworksLake Forest Park47°39.0′ N122°13.55′ W300
Yarrow Point CommunityYarrow Point47°38.727′ N122°13.466′ W150
Kirkland FireworksKirkland , Lake Washington47°40.583′ N122°12.84′ W250
Three Tree Point Community FireworksThree Tree Point47°27.033′ N122°23.15′ W200
Kingston FireworksAppletree Cove47°47.65′ N122°29.917′ W150
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Bainbridge Island FireworksEagle Harbor47°37.267′ N122°31.583′ W300
City of Anacortes FireworksFidalgo Bay47°17.1′ N122°28.4′ W350
Roche Harbor FireworksRoche Harbor48°36.7′ N123°09.5′ W150
Blast Over BellinghamBellingham Bay48°44.933′ N122°29.667′ W450
Port Orchard FireworksPort Orchard47°32.883′ N122°37.917′ W350
Steilacoom Annual FireworksSteilacoom47°10.4′ N122°36.2′ W450
Fireworks DisplayHenderson Bay47°21.8′ N122°38.367′ W250
Chase Family Fourth at Lake UnionLake Union47°38.418′ N122°20.111′ W300
Friday Harbor IndependenceFriday Harbor48°32.6′ N122°00.467′ W250
Port Townsend Sunrise RotaryPort Townsend48°08.067′ N122°46.467′ W200
Orcas IslandOrcas Island48°41.317′ N122°54.467′ W250

The following safety zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 09, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 10, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Mercer Island CelebrationMercer Island47°35.517′ N122°13.233′ W450

The following safety zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 29, 2011 through 1 a.m. on July 30, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Whaling DaysDyes Inlet47°38.65′ N122°41.35′ W450

The following safety zone will be enforced from 5 p.m. on August 13, 2011 through 1 a.m. on August 14, 2011:

Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitudeRadius
Medina DaysMedina Park47°36.867′ N122°14.5′ W300

The special requirements listed in 33 CFR 165.1332, which can be found in the Federal Register (75 FR 33698) published on June 15, 2010, apply to the activation and enforcement of these safety zones.

All vessel operators who desire to enter the safety zone must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative by contacting either the on-scene patrol craft on VHF Ch 13 or Ch 16 or the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Joint Harbor Operations Center (JHOC) via telephone at (206) 217-6002.

The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1332 and 33 CFR 165 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with extensive advanced notification of the safety zones via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts on the day of the events.

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Dated: May 20, 2011.

S.J. Ferguson,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Puget Sound.

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[FR Doc. 2011-14330 Filed 6-8-11; 8:45 am]

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