Safety Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone

 
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Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 223 (Thursday, November 19, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 223 (Thursday, November 19, 2015)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 72356-72357

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2015-29604

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

Docket No. USCG-2015-0968

Safety Zones; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).

DATES: The regulation for the safety zones described in 33 CFR 165.160 will be enforced on the dates and times listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Petty Officer First Class Daniel Vazquez U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 718-354-4154, email daniel.vazquez@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones listed in 33 CFR 165.160 on the specified dates and times as indicated in Table 1 below. This regulation was published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2011 (76 FR 69614).

Table 1

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1. City of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie, Launch site: A barge

NY, Hudson River Safety Zone, 33 CFR located in approximate

165.160(5.13). position 41deg42'24.50'' N.

073deg56'44.16'' W. (NAD

1983), approximately 420 yards

north of the Mid Hudson

Bridge. This Safety Zone is a

300-yard radius from the

barge.

Date: October 29,

2015.

Time: 7:00 p.m.-08:20

p.m.

2. KPMG #1, Liberty Island Safety Zone, Launch site: A barge

33 CFR 165.160(2.1). located in approximate

position 40deg41'16.5'' N.

074deg02'23'' W. (NAD 1983),

located in Federal Anchorage

20-C, about 360 yards east of

Liberty Island. This Safety

Zone is a 360-yard radius from

the barge.

Date: November 5,

2015.

Time: 9:00 p.m.-10:30

p.m.

3. HKM Productions, Liberty Island Launch site: A barge

Safety Zone, 33 CFR 165.160(2.1). located in approximate

position 40deg41'16.5'' N.

074deg02'23'' W. (NAD 1983),

located in Federal Anchorage

20-C, about 360 yards east of

Liberty Island. This Safety

Zone is a 360-yard radius from

the barge.

Date: November 6,

2015.

Rain Date: November 7,

2015.

Time: 9:00 p.m.-10:30

p.m.

4. KPMG #2, Liberty Island Safety Zone, Launch site: A barge

33 CFR 165.160(2.1). located in approximate

position 40deg41'16.5'' N.

074deg02'23'' W. (NAD 1983),

located in Federal Anchorage

20-C, about 360 yards east of

Liberty Island. This Safety

Zone is a 360-yard radius from

the barge.

Date: November 19,

2015.

Time: 9:00 p.m.-10:30

p.m.

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5. Circle Line Sightseeing Yachts NYE, Launch site: A barge

Liberty Island Safety Zone, 33 CFR located in approximate

165.160(2.1). position 40deg41'16.5'' N.

074deg02'23'' W. (NAD 1983),

located in Federal Anchorage

20-C, about 360 yards east of

Liberty Island. This Safety

Zone is a 360-yard radius from

the barge.

Date: December 31,

2015.

Time: 11:30 p.m.-12:40

a.m.

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Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.160, vessels may not enter the safety zones unless given permission from the COTP or a designated representative. Spectator vessels may transit outside the safety zones but may not anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of other vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.160(a) and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide mariners with advanced notification of enforcement periods via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts. If the COTP determines that a safety zone need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the safety zone.

Dated: November 2, 2015.

M.H. Day,

Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.

FR Doc. 2015-29604 Filed 11-18-15; 8:45 am

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