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Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone

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Coast Guard, DHS.


Notice of enforcement of regulation.


The Coast Guard will enforce 3 safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.


The regulations in 33 CFR 165.151 will be enforced during the dates and times as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.

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If you have questions on this notice, call or email Petty Officer Ian Fallon, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound; telephone 203-468-4565, email

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The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in 33 CFR 165.151 on the specified dates and times as indicated in the following Table.

Table 1 to § 165.151

6.2 Town of Branford Fireworks• Date: July 25, 2015.
• Rain Date: July 26, 2015.
• Time: 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
• Location: Waters of Branford Harbor, Branford, CT in approximate position, 41°15′37″ N., 072°49′15″ W. (NAD 83).
8.4 Town of Babylon Fireworks• Date: August 22, 2015.
• Rain Date: August 23, 2015.
• Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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• Location: Waters off of Cedar Beach Town Park, Babylon, NY in approximate position 40°37′53″ N., 073°20′12″ W. (NAD 83).
9.1 East Hampton Fire Department Fireworks• Date: August 29, 2015.
• Rain Date: August 30, 2015.
• Time: 8:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.
• Location: Waters off Main Beach, East Hampton, NY in approximate position 40°56′40.28″ N., 072°11′21.26″ W. (NAD 83).

Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.151, the fireworks displays listed above are established as safety zones. During the enforcement periods, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zones unless they receive permission from the COTP or designated representative.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR part 165 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners or marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that the safety zones 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: July 24, 2015.

E.J. Cubanski, III,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.

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[FR Doc. 2015-18998 Filed 7-31-15; 8:45 am]