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Safety Zone; Nike Fireworks, Upper New York Bay, Ellis Island, NY

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

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

DATES:

The regulation for the safety zone described in 33 CFR 165.160 will be enforced on December 12, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Kristopher Kesting, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 718-354-4163, email Kristopher.R.Kesting@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone listed in 33 CFR 165.160 on the specified date and time as indicated in Table 1 below. This regulation was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2011 (76 FR 69614).

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Table 1

1. Nike Fireworks Ellis Island Safety Zone, 33 CFR 165.160(2.2)• Launch site: A barge located between Federal Anchorages 20-A and 20-B, in approximate position 40°41′45″ N, 074°02′09″ W (NAD 1983), about 365 yards east of Ellis Island. This Safety Zone is a 360-yard radius from the barge.
• Date: December 12, 2013.
• Time: 8:00 p.m.-9:30 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: November 20, 2013.

G. Loebl,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-29370 Filed 12-9-13; 8:45 am]

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