Coast Guard, DHS
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation during the Three Rivers Rowing Association/Head of the Ohio Regatta on the Allegheny River miles 0.0 to 4.0, for all navigable waters of the river. This regulation is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Three Rivers Rowing Association/Head of the Ohio Regatta. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
The regulations in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1 Sector Ohio Valley, No. 36 will be enforced from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., each day from October 7, 2017, through October 8, 2017.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email MST1 Jennifer Haggins, Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 412-221-0807, email Jennifer.L.Haggins@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for the annual Three Rivers Rowing Association/Head of the Ohio Regatta in 33 CFR 100.801, Table 1 Sector Ohio Valley, No. 36 from 6 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day from October 7, 2017 through October 8, 2017. Entry into the regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or pass through the area must request permission from the COTP or a designated representative. 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 100.801 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 Local Notice to Mariners and updates via Marine Information Broadcasts.
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Dated: July 20, 2017.
L. McClain, Jr.,
Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh.
[FR Doc. 2017-15829 Filed 7-26-17; 8:45 am]
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