Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July 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 the 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 16 will be enforced from 7 a.m. through 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2017.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Christina Ramirez, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco; telephone (415) 399-2001 or email at D11-PF-MarineEvents@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone in navigable waters around and under a fireworks barge within a radius of 100 feet during the loading of the fireworks barge and until the start of the fireworks display. From 7 a.m. until 8 a.m. on July 4, 2017, the fireworks barge will be loading pyrotechnics at the launch site in Glenbrook Bay in approximate position 39°05′18″ N., 119°56′34″ W. (NAD 83). The fireworks barge will remain at the launch site in Glenbrook Bay in approximate position 39°05′18″ N., 119°56′34″ W. (NAD 83) until the commencement of the fireworks display. Upon the commencement of the 20 minute fireworks display, scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 4, 2017, the safety zone will increase in size and encompass the navigable waters around and under the fireworks barge within a radius 1,000 feet in approximate position 39°05′18″ N., 119°56′34″ W. (NAD 83). Upon the conclusion of the fireworks display the safety zone shall terminate. This safety zone will be in effect from 7 a.m. until approximately 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 notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1191 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notification 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.
If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notification, 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. 2017-13844 Filed 6-29-17; 8:45 am]
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