Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for an annual fireworks event in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. on August 18, 2012. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.941 will be enforced from 9:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. on August 18, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this notice, call or email LT Adrian Palomeque, Prevention, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit, 110 Mount Elliot Ave., Detroit, MI 48207; telephone (313) 568-9508, email Adrian.F.Palomeque@uscg.mil.
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone listed in 33 CFR 165.941, Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone, at the following date and times for the following event:
(1) Cheeseburger Festival Fireworks, Caseville, MI. The safety zone listed in 33 CFR 165.941(a)(11) will be enforced from 9:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. on August 18, 2012. In the case of inclement weather on August 18, 2012, this safety zone will be enforced from 9:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. on August 19, 2012.
Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.23, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit or his designated representative. Vessels that wish to transit through the safety zone may request permission from the Captain of the Port Detroit. Requests must be made in advance and approved by the Captain of Port before transits will be authorized. Approvals will be granted on a case by case basis. The Captain of the Port may be contacted via U.S. Coast Guard Sector Detroit on channel 16, VHF-FM. The Coast Guard will give notice to the public via Local Notice to Mariners and VHF radio broadcasts that the regulation is in effect.
This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.23 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). If the Captain of the Port determines that this safety zone 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 safety zone.
Dated: August 2, 2012.
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Detroit.
[FR Doc. 2012-20002 Filed 8-14-12; 8:45 am]
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