2018-13518. Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound  

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    AGENCY:

    Coast Guard, DHS.

    ACTION:

    Notice of enforcement of regulation.

    SUMMARY:

    The Coast Guard will enforce four safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone during the dates and times noted under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.

    DATES:

    The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1332 will be enforced for the four safety zones listed under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION from 5 p.m. on July 4, 2018, through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2018.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email Petty Officer Zachary Spence, Sector Puget Sound Waterways Management, Coast Guard; telephone 206-217-6051, SectorPugetSoundWWM@uscg.mil.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The Coast Guard will enforce regulations in 33 CFR 165.1332 for the following four safety zones established for Annual Fireworks Displays within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility. These regulations will be enforced from 5 p.m. on July 4, 2018, through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2018, at the following locations:

    Event nameLocationLatitudeLongitude
    Tacoma Freedom FairCommencement Bay47°17.103′ N122°28.410′ W.
    Friday Harbor IndependenceFriday Harbor48°32.255′ N123°0.654.033′ W.
    Three Tree Point Community FireworksThree Tree Point47°27.033′ N122°23.15′ W.
    Seattle SeafairLake Union47°38.418′ N122°20.111′ W.

    The special requirements listed in 33 CFR 165.1332(b) apply to the activation and enforcement of these safety zones. All vessel operators who desire to enter the safety zone must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port or their Designated Representative by contacting the Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound Joint Harbor Operations Center (JHOC) on VHF Ch 13 or Ch 16 or via telephone at (206) 217-6002. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.

    This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.1332 and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). In addition to the publication of this document in the Start Printed Page 29447 Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with extensive advanced notification of enforcement of these safety zones via the Local Notice to Mariners.

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    Dated: June 19, 2018.

    M.M. Balding,

    Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Puget Sound.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-13518 Filed 6-22-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
06/25/2018
Department:
Homeland Security Department
Agency:
Coast Guard
EntryType:
Rule
Action:
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
Document Number:
2018-13518
Dates:
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1332 will be enforced for the four safety zones listed under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION from 5 p.m. on July 4, 2018, through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2018.
Pages:
29446-29447 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. USCG-2018-0591
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-13518.pdf
CFR: (1)
33 CFR 165