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Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY:

The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.

DATES:

The regulations in 33 CFR 165.918 will be enforced on Friday nights from July 3, 2020 through September 12, 2020, from thirty minutes before sunset to thirty minutes after the end of the fireworks display.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email BOSN4 Robert Gruschow, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie; telephone (906)-253-2462, email Robert.A.Gruschow@uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones in 33 CFR 165.918 as per the time, dates, and locations in Table 1 below.

Table 1

EventLocationEvent date
(1) Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night Fireworks; Mackinaw City, MIAll U.S. navigable waters of the Straits of Mackinac within an approximate 1000-foot radius from the fireworks launch site located in position 45°46′35.48″ N, 084°43′16.20″ WFriday nights July 3 to September 12, 2020; 30 minutes before sunset and 30 minutes after the end of the fireworks display.

This action is being taken to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement period, no vessel may transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative. Vessels and persons granted permission to enter the safety zone shall obey all lawful orders or directions of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie, or an on-scene representative.

This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.930 and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will also provide notice through other means, which will include Broadcast Notice to Mariners, Local Notice to Mariners, distribution in leaflet form, and on-scene oral notice. The Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated on-scene representative may be contacted via Channel 16, VHF-FM or at (906) 635-3319.

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Dated: June 25th, 2020.

P.S. Nelson,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.

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[FR Doc. 2020-14135 Filed 6-29-20; 8:45 am]

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