Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 19, will be enforced without actual notice from June 30, 2017, until July 4, 2017. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from June 28, 2017 through June 30, 2017.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Christina Ramirez, Sector San Francisco Waterways Safety Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 415-399-2001, email D11-PF-MarineEvents@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone in navigable waters around and under the fireworks barges within a radius of 100 feet during the loading of the fireworks barges at the display location and until the start of the fireworks display. From 12:20 p.m. on June 28, 2017 until 5 p.m. on July 4, 2017 the fireworks barges will be loaded in the vicinity of Incline Beach, near Incline Village, NV at approximate position 39°14′13″ N., 119°57′01″ W. (NAD 83) where they will remain until the commencement of the fireworks display. Upon the commencement of the 35-minute fireworks display, scheduled to start at approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 4, 2017, the safety zone will increase in size to encompass the navigable waters around and under the fireworks barges within a radius of 1,000 feet at approximate position 39°14′13″ N., 119°57′01″ W. (NAD 83) for the Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Fireworks, Incline Village, NV in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 19. This safety zone will be in effect from 12:20 p.m. on June 28, 2017 until 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2017.
Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1191, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone during all applicable effective dates and times, unless authorized to do so by the PATCOM. Additionally, each person who receives notice of a lawful order or direction issued by an official patrol vessel shall obey the order or direction. The PATCOM is empowered to forbid entry into and control the regulated area. The PATCOM shall be designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector San Francisco. The PATCOM may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so.
This document is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1191 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 extensive advance notification of the safety zone and its enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners.Start Printed Page 29748
If the Captain of the Port 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: May 23, 2017.
Anthony J. Ceraolo,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, San Francisco.
[FR Doc. 2017-13647 Filed 6-29-17; 8:45 am]
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