Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 236 (Monday, December 9, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 236 (Monday, December 9, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 67187]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-26471]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Coast Guard
33 CFR Part 165
[Docket No. USCG-2019-0906]
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 from 5:45 p.m. through 6:30 p.m.
on December 31, 2019, and from 11:45 p.m. on December 31, 2019, through
12:30 a.m. on January 1, 2020. This is 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 in the Fifth Coast Guard District
identifies the area for this event at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia,
PA. During the enforcement periods vessels may not enter, remain in, or
transit through the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of
the Port or on scene designated Coast Guard patrol personnel.
DATES: The regulations in the table to 33 CFR 165.506 at (a)(16) will
be enforced from 5:45 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. on December 31, 2019, and
from 11:45 p.m. on December 31, 2019, through 12:30 a.m. on January 1,
2020.
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
in the Table to 33 CFR 165.506, entry (a)(16), for the Delaware River
Waterfront Corporation New Year's Eve Fireworks displays. 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 Coast Guard District, table to Sec.  165.506,
entry (a)(16) specifies the location of the regulated area as all
waters of Delaware River, adjacent to Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA,
within 500 yards of a fireworks barge at approximate position latitude
39[deg]56'49'' N, longitude 075[deg]08'11'' W. During the enforcement
periods, as reflected in Sec.  165.506(d), vessels may not enter,
remain in, or transit through the safety zones unless authorized by the
Captain of the Port or on scene designated Coast Guard patrol
personnel.
    In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register,
the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this enforcement
period via broadcast notice to mariners.
    Dated: November 29, 2019.
Scott E. Anderson,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay.
[FR Doc. 2019-26471 Filed 12-6-19; 8:45 am]
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