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Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the subject safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks on the Ohio River on September 16, 2017 to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the barge-based fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1 Sector Ohio Valley, No. 58 will be enforced from 10 p.m. through 11:15 p.m., on September 16, 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 the Safety Zone for the annual Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks listed in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1 Sector Ohio Valley from 10 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. on September 16, 2017. Entry into the safety zone 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 passage through the safety zone 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 165.801 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of these enforcement periods 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. 2017-15922 Filed 7-27-17; 8:45 am]
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