Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 148 (Thursday, August 1, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 148 (Thursday, August 1, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 37578-37579]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16444]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Coast Guard
33 CFR Part 165
[Docket No. USCG-2019-0599]
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard
District
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.
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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Penn's Landing, Delaware
River, Philadelphia, PA, safety zone on various dates during August
2019. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the
navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and
immediately after the fireworks displays. During the enforcement
periods, vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the
safety zones during these enforcement periods unless authorized by the
Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on
scene.
DATES: The safety zone in section (a), row (16) of the table to 33 CFR
165.506 will be enforced from 8:30 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. on each of
the following dates in 2019: August 1st (with August 7th as an
alternate date for inclement weather) and August 31st .
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this
notice of enforcement, you may call or email Petty Officer Thomas
Welker, U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Delaware Bay, Waterways Management
Division, telephone 215-271-4814, email [email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Coast Guard will enforce the safety
zone as described in section (a), row (16) of the table to 33 CFR
165.506, as modified by 83 FR 58186, from 8:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on
each of the following dates in 2019: August 1st (with August 7th as an
alternate date for inclement weather) and August 31st. This action is
necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the
United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the
fireworks displays. Our regulation for safety zones of fireworks
displays within the Fifth
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Coast Guard District, table to Sec.  165.506, section (a), row (16),
specifies the location of the regulated area as all waters of the
Delaware River adjacent to Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA, within 500
yards of a fireworks launch site at approximate position latitude
39[deg]56'49'' N, longitude 075[deg]08'11'' W. As reflected in Sec.
165.506(d), vessels may not enter, remain in, or transit through the
safety zone during the enforcement period unless authorized by the
Captain of the Port or designated Coast Guard patrol personnel on
scene.
    In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register,
the Coast Guard will provide notification of the enforcement periods
via broadcast notice to mariners.
    Dated: July 29, 2019.
Scott E. Anderson,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay.
[FR Doc. 2019-16444 Filed 7-31-19; 8:45 am]
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