Safety Zone: Founder's Day Fireworks Event, Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, VA, 35924-35926 [E8-14350]

Download as PDF 35924 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 25, 2008 / Rules and Regulations barge is towed to its firing position. Once the barge is in position for the fireworks show, the SLR will be increased to a 500-yard radius around the barge. In order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and transiting vessels, 33 CFR 100.1101 will be enforced for the duration of the event. Under provisions of 33 CFR 100.1101, vessels would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through or anchoring within the SLR without permission of the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. In addition to this notice, the maritime community will be provided extensive advance notification via the Local Notice to Mariners allowing mariners to adjust their plans accordingly. Dated: June 10, 2008. C.V. Strangfeld, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Sector San Diego. [FR Doc. E8–14351 Filed 6–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2008–0463] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone: Founder’s Day Fireworks Event, Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a 350-foot radius safety zone on the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA, to support the Founder’s Day Fireworks Event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule is effective from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 0463 and are available online at www.regulations.gov. They are also available for inspection or copying in two locations: The Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays; jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Jun 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 and the Sector Hampton Roads, Norfolk Federal Building, 200 Granby St., 7th Floor, Norfolk, VA 23510 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions on this temporary rule, call LT Bill Clark, Chief Waterways Management Division, Sector Hampton Roads at (757) 668–5580. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulatory Information The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary final rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those procedures are ‘‘impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest.’’ Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) with respect to this rule because any delay encountered in this regulation’s effective date by publishing a NPRM would be contrary to public interest since immediate action is needed to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters. Additionally, this temporary safety zone will only be enforced for 1 hour on July 09, 2008, and should have minimal impact on vessel transits due to the fact that vessels can safely transit through the zone when authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Representative and that they are not precluded from using any portion of the waterway except the safety zone area itself. For the same reasons above, under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Background and Purpose On July 09, 2008, the City of Hampton, VA, will sponsor a fireworks display on the Chesapeake Bay shoreline centered on position 37°02′23.27″ N/076°17′22.54″ W (NAD 1983). Due to the need to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with the fireworks display, access will be temporarily restricted within 350 feet of the fireworks launch site. PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Discussion of Rule The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay within 350 feet of position 37°02′23.27″ N/076°17′22.54″ W (NAD 1983). This safety zone will be established in the vicinity of the Buckroe Beach Park, Pier One in Hampton, VA, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008. In the interest of public safety, access within the safety zone will be restricted during the specified date and times. Except for participants and vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or his representative, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area. Regulatory Analyses We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses based on 13 of these statutes or executive orders. Regulatory Planning and Review This rule is not a significant regulatory action under section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, and does not require an assessment of potential costs and benefits under section 6(a)(3) of that Order. The Office of Management and Budget has not reviewed it under that Order. Although this regulation restricts access to the safety zone, the effect of this rule will not be significant because: (i) The safety zone will be in effect for a limited duration; (ii) the safety zone if of limited size; and (iii) the Coast Guard will make notifications via maritime advisories so mariners can adjust their plans accordingly. Small Entities Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601–612), we have considered whether this rule would have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. The term ‘‘small entities’’ comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations that are independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their fields, and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 50,000. The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. This rule may affect the following entities, some of which may be small entities: The owners or operators of vessels intending to transit or anchor in this portion of the Chesapeake Bay between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008. E:\FR\FM\25JNR1.SGM 25JNR1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 25, 2008 / Rules and Regulations The safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities because the zone will only be enforced for limited times and is of limited size. Additionally, vessel traffic can pass safely around the zone. Before the effective period, maritime advisories will be issued and made widely available to waterway users. effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. Assistance for Small Entities Civil Justice Reform Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–121), we offer to assist small entities in understanding the rule so that they can better evaluate its effects on them and participate in the rulemaking process. Small businesses may send comments on the actions of Federal employees who enforce, or otherwise determine compliance with, Federal regulations to the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman and the Regional Small Business Regulatory Fairness Boards. The Ombudsman evaluates these actions annually and rates each agency’s responsiveness to small business. If you wish to comment on actions by employees of the Coast Guard, call 1– 888–REG–FAIR (1–888–734–3247). The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small entities that question or complain about this rule or any policy or action of the Coast Guard. This rule meets applicable standards in sections 3(a) and 3(b)(2) of Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform, to minimize litigation, eliminate ambiguity, and reduce burden. Collection of Information This rule calls for no new collection of information under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520). Federalism A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on State or local governments and would either preempt State law or impose a substantial direct cost of compliance on them. We have analyzed this rule under that Order and have determined that it does not have implications for federalism. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES Unfunded Mandates Reform Act The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531–1538) requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Jun 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 Taking of Private Property This rule will not effect a taking of private property or otherwise have taking implications under Executive Order 12630, Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights. Protection of Children We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13045, Protection of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. This rule is not an economically significant rule and does not create an environmental risk to health or risk to safety that may disproportionately affect children. Indian Tribal Governments This rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. Energy Effects We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13211, Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use. We have determined that it is not a ‘‘significant energy action’’ under that order because it is not a ‘‘significant regulatory action’’ under Executive Order 12866 and is not likely to have a significant adverse effect on the supply, distribution, or use of energy. The Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has not designated it as a significant energy action. Therefore, it does not require a Statement of Energy Effects under Executive Order 13211. Technical Standards The National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) (15 U.S.C. 272 note) directs agencies to use voluntary consensus standards in their regulatory activities unless the agency provides Congress, through the Office of Management and Budget, with an explanation of why using these PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 35925 standards would be inconsistent with applicable law or otherwise impractical. Voluntary consensus standards are technical standards (e.g., specifications of materials, performance, design, or operation; test methods; sampling procedures; and related management systems practices) that are developed or adopted by voluntary consensus standards bodies. This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. Environment We have analyzed this rule under Commandant Instruction M16475.lD and Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 5100.1, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321– 4370f), and have concluded, under the instruction that there are no factors in this case that would limit the use of a categorical exclusion under section 2.B.2 of the Instruction. Therefore, this rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2–1, paragraph (34)(g), of the Instruction, from further environmental documentation. A final environmental analysis checklist and a final categorical exclusion determination will be available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. List of Subjects 33 CFR Part 165 Harbors, Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Security measures, and Waterways. I For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 165 as follows: PART 165—REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS 1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6 and 160.5; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1 2. Add temporary § 165.T05–0463, to read as follows: I § 165.T05–0463 Safety Zone: Founder’s Day Fireworks Event, Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, VA. (a) Location. The following area is a safety zone: All navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Sector Hampton Roads zone, as defined in 33 CFR 3.25– 10, in the vicinity of Buckroe Beach Pier One located in Hampton, VA, within E:\FR\FM\25JNR1.SGM 25JNR1 35926 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 25, 2008 / Rules and Regulations 350 feet of position 37°02′23.27″ N/ 076°17′22.54″ W (NAD 1983). (b) Definition: (1) As used in this section; Captain of the Port Representative means any U.S. Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer who has been authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads, Virginia to act on his behalf. (c) Regulation: (1) In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 of this part, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads or his designated representatives. (2) The operator of any vessel in the immediate vicinity of this safety zone shall: (i) Stop the vessel immediately upon being directed to do so by any commissioned, warrant or petty officer on shore or on board a vessel that is displaying a U.S. Coast Guard Ensign. (ii) Proceed as directed by any commissioned, warrant or petty officer on shore or on board a vessel that is displaying a U.S. Coast Guard Ensign. (3) The Captain of the Port Hampton Roads and the Sector Duty Officer at Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia can be contacted at telephone number (757) 668–5555 or (757) 484– 8192. (4) The Captain of the Port Representative enforcing the safety zone can be contacted on VHF–FM marine band radio, channel 13 (156.65 Mhz) and channel 16 (156.8 Mhz). (d) Enforcement Period: This regulation will be enforced from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008. Dated: June 13, 2008. Patrick B. Trapp, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Hampton Roads. [FR Doc. E8–14350 Filed 6–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2008–0065] RIN 1625–AA00 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES Safety Zone: Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Nansemond River, Suffolk, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Jun 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 Nansemond River in Suffolk, VA in support of the Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Nansemond River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. DATES: This rule is effective from 9 p.m. until 10 p.m. on July 4, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 0065 and are available online at www.regulations.gov. They are also available for inspection or copying in two locations: the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays; and the Sector Hampton Roads, Norfolk Federal Building, 200 Granby St., 7th Floor, Norfolk, VA 23510 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary rule, call LT Bill Clark, Chief Waterways Management Division, Sector Hampton Roads at (757) 668–5580. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulatory Information On March 31, 2008, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Safety Zone: Stars and Stripes Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Nansemond River, Suffolk, VA in the Federal Register (73 FR 16809). We received no comments on the proposed rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was held. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Delaying the effective date of this rule would be contrary to public interest since immediate action is needed to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters. Additionally, this temporary safety zone will only be enforced for a limited time and is of a limited size, the zone should have minimal impact on the public due to the fact that vessels can safely transit through the zone when authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Representative, the public is not precluded from using any portion of the PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 waterway except the safety zone area itself. Background and Purpose On July 04, 2008, Suffolk Parks and Recreation will sponsor a fireworks display along the shoreline in position 36°44′27.3″N/76°34′42″ W (NAD 1983). Due to the need to protect the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display, access will be temporarily restricted within 600 feet of the fireworks launch site. Discussion of Rule The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on specified waters of the Nansemond River in the vicinity of Constant’s Wharf in Suffolk, VA. This safety zone will encompass all navigable waters within 600 feet of the fireworks barge located in position 36°-44′-27.3″N/ 076°-34′-42″ W (NAD 1983). This regulated area will be established in the interest of public safety during the Stars and Stripes spectacular event and will be enforced from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 04, 2008. Access within the safety zone will be restricted during the specified date and times. Except for those authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or his representative, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the regulated area. Discussion of Comments and Changes No comments were received for this proposed rule. Two changes were made from the original proposal. These changes reduce the time that this regulated area will be enforced by three hours and expands the size of the zone by 100 feet. Regulatory Analyses We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses based on 13 of these statutes or executive orders. Regulatory Planning and Review This rule is not a significant regulatory action under section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, and does not require an assessment of potential costs and benefits under section 6(a)(3) of that Order. The Office of Management and Budget has not reviewed it under that Order. Although this regulation restricts access to the safety zone, the effect of this rule will not be significant because: (i) The safety zone will be in effect for a limited duration; (ii) the zone is of limited size; and (iii) the Coast Guard will make notifications via maritime E:\FR\FM\25JNR1.SGM 25JNR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0463]
RIN 1625-AA00


Safety Zone: Founder's Day Fireworks Event, Chesapeake Bay, 
Hampton, VA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Temporary final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a 350-foot radius safety zone 
on the Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA, to support the Founder's Day 
Fireworks Event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic 
movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks 
displays.

DATES: This rule is effective from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2008-0463 and are available online 
at www.regulations.gov. They are also available for inspection or 
copying in two locations: The Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. 
Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays; and the Sector 
Hampton Roads, Norfolk Federal Building, 200 Granby St., 7th Floor, 
Norfolk, VA 23510 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary rule, call LT Bill Clark, Chief Waterways Management 
Division, Sector Hampton Roads at (757) 668-5580. If you have questions 
on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Regulatory Information

    The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary final rule without prior 
notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 
4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This 
provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and 
opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those 
procedures are ``impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public 
interest.'' Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good 
cause exists for not publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) 
with respect to this rule because any delay encountered in this 
regulation's effective date by publishing a NPRM would be contrary to 
public interest since immediate action is needed to provide for the 
safety of life and property on navigable waters.
    Additionally, this temporary safety zone will only be enforced for 
1 hour on July 09, 2008, and should have minimal impact on vessel 
transits due to the fact that vessels can safely transit through the 
zone when authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Representative 
and that they are not precluded from using any portion of the waterway 
except the safety zone area itself. For the same reasons above, under 5 
U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for 
making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the 
Federal Register.

Background and Purpose

    On July 09, 2008, the City of Hampton, VA, will sponsor a fireworks 
display on the Chesapeake Bay shoreline centered on position 
37[deg]02'23.27'' N/076[deg]17'22.54'' W (NAD 1983). Due to the need to 
protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with the 
fireworks display, access will be temporarily restricted within 350 
feet of the fireworks launch site.

Discussion of Rule

    The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable 
waters of the Chesapeake Bay within 350 feet of position 
37[deg]02'23.27'' N/076[deg]17'22.54'' W (NAD 1983). This safety zone 
will be established in the vicinity of the Buckroe Beach Park, Pier One 
in Hampton, VA, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008. In the interest 
of public safety, access within the safety zone will be restricted 
during the specified date and times. Except for participants and 
vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or his 
representative, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the 
regulated area.

Regulatory Analyses

    We developed this rule after considering numerous statutes and 
executive orders related to rulemaking. Below we summarize our analyses 
based on 13 of these statutes or executive orders.

Regulatory Planning and Review

    This rule is not a significant regulatory action under section 3(f) 
of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, and does not 
require an assessment of potential costs and benefits under section 
6(a)(3) of that Order. The Office of Management and Budget has not 
reviewed it under that Order. Although this regulation restricts access 
to the safety zone, the effect of this rule will not be significant 
because: (i) The safety zone will be in effect for a limited duration; 
(ii) the safety zone if of limited size; and (iii) the Coast Guard will 
make notifications via maritime advisories so mariners can adjust their 
plans accordingly.

Small Entities

    Under the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601-612), we have 
considered whether this rule would have a significant economic impact 
on a substantial number of small entities. The term ``small entities'' 
comprises small businesses, not-for-profit organizations that are 
independently owned and operated and are not dominant in their fields, 
and governmental jurisdictions with populations of less than 50,000.
    The Coast Guard certifies under 5 U.S.C. 605(b) that this rule will 
not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small 
entities.
    This rule may affect the following entities, some of which may be 
small entities: The owners or operators of vessels intending to transit 
or anchor in this portion of the Chesapeake Bay between 9 p.m. and 10 
p.m. on July 9, 2008.

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    The safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities because the zone will only be 
enforced for limited times and is of limited size. Additionally, vessel 
traffic can pass safely around the zone. Before the effective period, 
maritime advisories will be issued and made widely available to 
waterway users.

Assistance for Small Entities

    Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement 
Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-121), we offer to assist small 
entities in understanding the rule so that they can better evaluate its 
effects on them and participate in the rulemaking process.
    Small businesses may send comments on the actions of Federal 
employees who enforce, or otherwise determine compliance with, Federal 
regulations to the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory 
Enforcement Ombudsman and the Regional Small Business Regulatory 
Fairness Boards. The Ombudsman evaluates these actions annually and 
rates each agency's responsiveness to small business. If you wish to 
comment on actions by employees of the Coast Guard, call 1-888-REG-FAIR 
(1-888-734-3247). The Coast Guard will not retaliate against small 
entities that question or complain about this rule or any policy or 
action of the Coast Guard.

Collection of Information

    This rule calls for no new collection of information under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520).

Federalism

    A rule has implications for federalism under Executive Order 13132, 
Federalism, if it has a substantial direct effect on State or local 
governments and would either preempt State law or impose a substantial 
direct cost of compliance on them. We have analyzed this rule under 
that Order and have determined that it does not have implications for 
federalism.

Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

    The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531-1538) 
requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary 
regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may 
result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in 
the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 or more in any 
one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we 
do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble.

Taking of Private Property

    This rule will not effect a taking of private property or otherwise 
have taking implications under Executive Order 12630, Governmental 
Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property 
Rights.

Civil Justice Reform

    This rule meets applicable standards in sections 3(a) and 3(b)(2) 
of Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform, to minimize litigation, 
eliminate ambiguity, and reduce burden.

Protection of Children

    We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13045, Protection 
of Children from Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks. This rule 
is not an economically significant rule and does not create an 
environmental risk to health or risk to safety that may 
disproportionately affect children.

Indian Tribal Governments

    This rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 
13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, 
because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more 
Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and 
Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities 
between the Federal Government and Indian tribes.

Energy Effects

    We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13211, Actions 
Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, 
Distribution, or Use. We have determined that it is not a ``significant 
energy action'' under that order because it is not a ``significant 
regulatory action'' under Executive Order 12866 and is not likely to 
have a significant adverse effect on the supply, distribution, or use 
of energy. The Administrator of the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs has not designated it as a significant energy 
action. Therefore, it does not require a Statement of Energy Effects 
under Executive Order 13211.

Technical Standards

    The National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) (15 
U.S.C. 272 note) directs agencies to use voluntary consensus standards 
in their regulatory activities unless the agency provides Congress, 
through the Office of Management and Budget, with an explanation of why 
using these standards would be inconsistent with applicable law or 
otherwise impractical. Voluntary consensus standards are technical 
standards (e.g., specifications of materials, performance, design, or 
operation; test methods; sampling procedures; and related management 
systems practices) that are developed or adopted by voluntary consensus 
standards bodies.
    This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not 
consider the use of voluntary consensus standards.

Environment

    We have analyzed this rule under Commandant Instruction M16475.lD 
and Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 5100.1, which 
guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental 
Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321-4370f), and have concluded, 
under the instruction that there are no factors in this case that would 
limit the use of a categorical exclusion under section 2.B.2 of the 
Instruction. Therefore, this rule is categorically excluded, under 
figure 2-1, paragraph (34)(g), of the Instruction, from further 
environmental documentation.
    A final environmental analysis checklist and a final categorical 
exclusion determination will be available in the docket where indicated 
under ADDRESSES.

List of Subjects 33 CFR Part 165

    Harbors, Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements, Security measures, and Waterways.

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For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 
CFR part 165 as follows:

PART 165--REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS

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1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701; 50 
U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.04-1, 6.04-6 and 160.5; Pub. L. 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation 
No. 0170.1


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2. Add temporary Sec.  165.T05-0463, to read as follows:


Sec.  165.T05-0463  Safety Zone: Founder's Day Fireworks Event, 
Chesapeake Bay, Hampton, VA.

    (a) Location. The following area is a safety zone: All navigable 
waters of the Captain of the Port Sector Hampton Roads zone, as defined 
in 33 CFR 3.25-10, in the vicinity of Buckroe Beach Pier One located in 
Hampton, VA, within

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350 feet of position 37[deg]02'23.27'' N/076[deg]17'22.54'' W (NAD 
1983).
    (b) Definition:
    (1) As used in this section; Captain of the Port Representative 
means any U.S. Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer who 
has been authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads, Virginia 
to act on his behalf.
    (c) Regulation:
    (1) In accordance with the general regulations in Sec.  165.23 of 
this part, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the 
Captain of the Port Hampton Roads or his designated representatives.
    (2) The operator of any vessel in the immediate vicinity of this 
safety zone shall:
    (i) Stop the vessel immediately upon being directed to do so by any 
commissioned, warrant or petty officer on shore or on board a vessel 
that is displaying a U.S. Coast Guard Ensign.
    (ii) Proceed as directed by any commissioned, warrant or petty 
officer on shore or on board a vessel that is displaying a U.S. Coast 
Guard Ensign.
    (3) The Captain of the Port Hampton Roads and the Sector Duty 
Officer at Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia can be 
contacted at telephone number (757) 668-5555 or (757) 484-8192.
    (4) The Captain of the Port Representative enforcing the safety 
zone can be contacted on VHF-FM marine band radio, channel 13 (156.65 
Mhz) and channel 16 (156.8 Mhz).
    (d) Enforcement Period: This regulation will be enforced from 9 
p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 9, 2008.

    Dated: June 13, 2008.
Patrick B. Trapp,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Hampton Roads.
[FR Doc. E8-14350 Filed 6-24-08; 8:45 am]
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