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Special Local Regulation; Louisville Dragon Boat Festival, Ohio River

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Louisville Dragon Boat Festival on the Ohio River, from mile marker 603.0 and ending at 603.5. This rule is effective from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on September 9, 2016 and from 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on September 10, 2016. During the enforcement period, no vessel may transit this regulated area unless registered with the sponsor as a participant or an official patrol vessel, or unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 100.801, Table No. 1, Line no. 12 will be enforced for the Louisville Dragon Boat Festival as identified in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below with dates and times.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email James Robinson, Sector Ohio Valley, U.S. Coast Guard at telephone 502-779-5347, email James.C.Robinson@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Louisville Dragon Boat Festival listed in 33 CFR 100.801, Table no. 1, Line no. 12, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on September 9, 2016 and from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on September 10, 2016. This action is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with the Louisville Dragon Boat Festival. These regulations can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, under 33 CFR 100.801. During the enforcement period no vessel may transit this regulated area unless registered with the sponsor as a participant or official patrol vessel, or unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP). If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP or designated representative.

This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR part 100 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide the maritime community with advanced notification of this enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners (LNM) and Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM). If the COTP Ohio Valley determines that the special local regulation need not be enforced for the full duration, a BNM to grant general permission to enter the regulated area may be used.

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Dated: September 6, 2016.

M.B. Zamperini,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Ohio Valley.

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[FR Doc. 2016-21743 Filed 9-8-16; 8:45 am]

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