Safety Zones:

 
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Federal Register Volume 76, Number 115 (Wednesday, June 15, 2011)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 34854-34855

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]

FR Doc No: 2011-14829

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165

Docket No. USCG-2011-0458

RIN 1625-AA00

Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety

Zone in Chicago Harbor from July 2, 2011 through July 30, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events.

During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake

Michigan.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.931 will be enforced at various times and on various dates between 10 p.m. on July 2, 2011 to 10:30 p.m. on July 30, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or e-mail BM1 Adam Kraft, Prevention Department, Coast Guard

Sector Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI at 414-747-7154, e-mail

Adam.D.Kraft@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety

Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL listed in 33 CFR 165.931 for the following events:

(1) Navy Pier Fireworks; on July 2, 2011 from 10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.; on July 4, 2011 from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m.; on July 6, 2011 from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m.; on July 9, 2011 from 10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.; on July 13, 2011 from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m.; on July 16, 2011 from 10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.; on July 20, 2011 from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m.; on July 23, 2011 from 10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.; on July 27, 2011 from 9:15 p.m. through 9:45 p.m.; and on July 30, 2011 from 10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.

All vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port,

Sector Lake Michigan, or his or her on-scene representative to enter, move within or exit the safety zone. Vessels and persons

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granted permission to enter the safety zone shall obey all lawful orders or directions of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan, or his or her on-scene representative. While within a safety zone, all vessels shall operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.931 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 these enforcement periods via broadcast Notice to

Mariners or Local Notice to Mariners. The Captain of the Port, Sector

Lake Michigan, will issue a Broadcast Notice to Mariners notifying the public when enforcement of the safety zone established by this section is suspended. If the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan, determines that the safety zone need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to

Mariners to grant general permission to enter the safety zone. The

Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan, or his or her on-scene representative may be contacted via VHF Channel 16.

Dated: June 3, 2011.

L. Barndt,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.

FR Doc. 2011-14829 Filed 6-14-11; 8:45 am

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