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Safety Zone; Hornblower Fireworks; East River, New York, 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 (COTP) New York Zone on August 20, 2014. 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 COTP or a designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations for the marine event listed in Table 1 to 33 CFR 165.160(4.4) will be enforced on August 20, 2014 from 8:45 p.m. through 10 p.m.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant 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 zone listed in Table 1 to 33 CFR 165.160(4.4) on the specified date and time as indicated below. The final rule establishing this safety zone was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2011 (76 FR 69614).

4.4 Hornblower Fireworks, Seaport, East River Safety Zone• Launch site: All waters of the East River south of the Brooklyn Bridge and north of a line drawn from the southwest corner of Pier 3, Brooklyn, to the southeast corner of pier 6, Manhattan.
• Date: August 20, 2014
• Time: 8:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.160, No persons or vessels will be allowed to enter into, transit through, or anchor in the safety zone without the permission of the COTP or a designated representative. Vessels wishing to transit through the safety zone may contact a designated representative via VHF channel 13 or 16 to request permission. Vessels may transit outside the safety zone 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 safety zone 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 safety zone.

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Dated: July 29, 2014.

G. Loebl,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-19409 Filed 8-14-14; 8:45 am]

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