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Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).

DATES:

The regulation for the safety zone described in 33 CFR 165.160 will be enforced on the dates and times listed in the table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Kristopher Kesting, Coast Guard; telephone 718-354-4154, email Kristopher.R.Kesting@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in 33 CFR 165.160 on the specified dates and times as indicated in Table 1 below. This regulation was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2011 (76 FR 69614).Start Printed Page 37969

Table 1

1. Vicedotcom Fireworks Pier 84, Hudson River Safety Zone 33 CFR 165.160 (5.9)• Launch site: A barge launch located in approximate position 40°45′56.9″ N, 074°00′25.4″ W (NAD 1983), approximately 380 yards west of Pier 84, Manhattan, New York. This Safety Zone is a 360-yard radius from the barge. • Date: June 20, 2013. • Time: 10:00 p.m.-11:45 p.m.
2. New York Salutes America Fireworks Orchard Beach, the Bronx Safety Zone 33 CFR 165.160 (3.11)• Launch site: All waters of Long Island Sound in an area bound by the following points: 40°51′43.5″ N, 073°47′36.3″ W, thence to 40°52′12.2″ N, 073°47′13.6″ W, thence to 40°52′02.5″ N, 073°46′47.8″ W, thence to 40°51′32.3″ N, 073°47′09.9″ W (NAD 1983), thence to the point of origin. • Date: June 28, 2013. • Time: 8:50 p.m.-10:10 p.m.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.160, a vessel may not enter the regulated area unless given express permission from the COTP or the designated representative. Spectator vessels may transit outside the regulated area but may not anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of other vessels. 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 165.160(a) and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide mariners with advanced notification of enforcement periods via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the regulated area.

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Dated: June 10, 2013.

G. Loebl,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.

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[FR Doc. 2013-15093 Filed 6-24-13; 8:45 am]

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