Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA, 31846-31848 [2011-13689]

Download as PDF 31846 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2011 / Rules and Regulations Number Date * * 14 ............ Location * * * * (d) Coast Guard Sector North Carolina—COTP Zone * July 4, 2011 ............. * * Currituck Sound, Corolla, NC, Safety Zone ..... Dated: May 10, 2011. A. Popiel, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector North Carolina. BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0167] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in support of the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display on the specified waters off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, California. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or her designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 0167 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0167 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ They are also available for inspection or copying at 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, jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:10 Jun 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 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) because it would be impracticable to delay this rule because the event would occur before the rulemaking process would be completed. Because of the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in these fireworks displays, the immediate action is necessary to provide for the safety of event participants, spectators, spectator craft, and other vessels transiting the event area. For the safety concerns noted, it is in the public interest to have these regulations in effect during the event. 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. Any delay in the effective date of this rule would expose mariners to the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in the fireworks display. Basis and Purpose The City of Eureka will sponsor the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display. The fireworks display is for entertainment purposes. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 * * * * * All waters of the Currituck Sound within a 300 yard radius of the fireworks launch site in approximate position latitude 36°22′23.8″ N, longitude 075°49′56.3″ W, located near Whale Head Bay. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary rule, call ENS Liz Ellerson at (415) 399– 7443, or e-mail D11–PF– MarineEvents@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2011–13646 Filed 6–1–11; 8:45 am] ACTION: Regulated area This safety zone establishes a temporary restricted area on the waters 100 feet surrounding the fireworks loading, transit and launch sites, and extends the safety zone to 1,000 feet of the launch site during the fireworks display. This safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, vessels, and other property from the hazards associated with pyrotechnics on the fireworks barges. The Coast Guard has granted the event sponsor a marine event permit for the fireworks displays. Discussion of Rule The City of Eureka will sponsor the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display from 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011, on the navigable waters of Humboldt Bay located 200 yards off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, California. From 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. on July 3, 2011, pyrotechnics will be loaded onto a barge at Schneider Pier. From 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. on July 4, 2011 the loaded barge will be transiting from Schneider Dock to the launch site located at position 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). The temporary safety zone will extend 100 feet from the nearest point of the barge during the loading, transit, and arrival of the pyrotechnics from Schneider Pier to position 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). The fireworks display will occur from 10 p.m. on July 4, 2011 until 10:25 p.m., during which the safety zone will extend 1,000 feet from the nearest point of the barge at position 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). At 11 p.m. on July 4, 2011 the safety zone shall terminate. The effect of the temporary safety zones will be to restrict navigation in the vicinity of the fireworks sites while the fireworks are set up, and until the conclusion of the scheduled displays. Except for persons or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the restricted area. These regulations are needed to keep spectators and vessels a safe distance away from the fireworks barges to ensure the safety of E:\FR\FM\02JNR1.SGM 02JNR1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2011 / Rules and Regulations participants, spectators, and transiting vessels. 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. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES 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 rule restricts access to the waters encompassed by the safety zones, the effect of this rule will not be significant because: (1) The entities most likely to be affected are pleasure craft engaged in recreational activities; (2) the rule will only restrict access for a limited time; and (3) the Public Broadcast Notice to Mariners will notify the users of local waterway to ensure that the safety zone will result in minimum impact. 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 will affect the following entities, some of which may be small entities: the owners and operators of pleasure craft engaged in recreational activities and sightseeing intending to transit the designated area of Humboldt Bay between 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 and 10:45 p.m. July 4, 2011. This safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities for several reasons: (i) This rule will encompass only a small portion of the waterway for a limited period of time; (ii) vessel traffic can pass safely around the area; (iii) vessels engaged in recreational activities and sightseeing have ample space outside of the affected VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:10 Jun 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 areas of San Francisco, CA to engage in these activities; and (iv) the maritime public will be advised in advance of this safety zone via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 31847 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 E:\FR\FM\02JNR1.SGM 02JNR1 31848 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 106 / Thursday, June 2, 2011 / Rules and Regulations ■ the loaded pyrotechnics barge at Schneider Dock, during transit and arrival to position: 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). (3) From 9:45 p.m. until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011, the area to which the temporary safety zones apply will increase in size to 1,000 feet at position 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). At 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011, this safety zone shall terminate. (b) Definitions. As used in this section, ‘‘designated representative’’ means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer operating a Coast Guard vessel and a Federal, State, and local officer designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port San Francisco (COTP) in the enforcement of the safety zone. (c) Regulations. (1) Under the general regulations in § 165.23, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or the COTP’s designated representative. (2) The safety zone is closed to all vessel traffic, except as may be permitted by the COTP or a designated representative. (3) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the safety zone must contact the COTP or a designated representative to obtain permission to do so. Vessel operators given permission to enter or operate in the safety zone must comply with all directions given to them by the COTP or the designated representative. Persons and vessels may request permission to enter the safety zones on VHF–16 or through the 24hour Command Center at telephone (415) 399–3547. (d) Effective period. This section is effective from 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011. § 165.T11–409 Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA Dated: May 1, 2011. Cynthia L. Stowe, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Francisco. 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 Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 0023.1 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, 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 this action is one of a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2–1, paragraph (34)(g), of the Instruction. This rule involves establishing a safety zone. An environmental analysis checklist and a categorical exclusion determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 165 Harbors, Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Security measures, and Waterways. 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: ■ 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. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES 2. Add temporary § 165.T11–409 to read as follows: (a) Location. (1) This temporary safety zone is established for the waters located 200 yards off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, CA. The fireworks launch site will be located in position: 40°48′35.30″ N, 124°09′56.47″ W (NAD 83). (2) During the loading of the fireworks, on July 3, 2011 at 12 p.m. at Schneider Dock in Eureka, CA, and until the start of the fireworks displays at 10 p.m. on July 4, 2011 the temporary safety zone shall extend 100 feet from VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:10 Jun 01, 2011 Jkt 223001 [FR Doc. 2011–13689 Filed 6–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0427] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; M/V Del Monte Live-Fire Gun Exercise, James River, Isle of Wight, Virginia Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the James River in Isle of Wight, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the live-fire gun exercises on the M/V Del Monte. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the live-fire gun exercise. DATES: This rule will be effective from 11 a.m. June 6, 2011 until 4 p.m. on June 10, 2011. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011– 0427 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0427 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ They are also available for inspection or copying at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary rule, call or e-mail CWO Carlos A. Hernandez, Waterways Management Division Chief, Sector Hampton Roads, Coast Guard; telephone 757–668–5583, e-mail Carlos.A.Hernandez@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: 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 Frm 00064 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\02JNR1.SGM 02JNR1

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[FR Doc No: 2011-13689]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0167]
RIN 1625-AA00


Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, Fireworks 
Display, Eureka, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Temporary final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in 
support of the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival Fireworks Display on 
the specified waters off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, 
California. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of 
participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the 
pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from 
entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone 
without permission of the Captain of the Port or her designated 
representative.

DATES: This rule is effective from 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 until 
10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2010-0167 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2011-0167 in the 
``Keyword'' box, and then clicking ``Search.'' They are also available 
for inspection or copying at 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary rule, call ENS Liz Ellerson at (415) 399-7443, or e-mail D11-PF-MarineEvents@uscg.mil. 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) 
because it would be impracticable to delay this rule because the event 
would occur before the rulemaking process would be completed. Because 
of the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in these fireworks 
displays, the immediate action is necessary to provide for the safety 
of event participants, spectators, spectator craft, and other vessels 
transiting the event area. For the safety concerns noted, it is in the 
public interest to have these regulations in effect during the event.
    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. Any delay in the effective date of 
this rule would expose mariners to the dangers posed by the 
pyrotechnics used in the fireworks display.

Basis and Purpose

    The City of Eureka will sponsor the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay 
Festival Fireworks Display. The fireworks display is for entertainment 
purposes. This safety zone establishes a temporary restricted area on 
the waters 100 feet surrounding the fireworks loading, transit and 
launch sites, and extends the safety zone to 1,000 feet of the launch 
site during the fireworks display. This safety zone is necessary to 
protect spectators, vessels, and other property from the hazards 
associated with pyrotechnics on the fireworks barges. The Coast Guard 
has granted the event sponsor a marine event permit for the fireworks 
displays.

Discussion of Rule

    The City of Eureka will sponsor the 28th Annual Humboldt Bay 
Festival Fireworks Display from 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 until 10:45 
p.m. on July 4, 2011, on the navigable waters of Humboldt Bay located 
200 yards off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, California. 
From 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. on July 3, 2011, pyrotechnics will be loaded 
onto a barge at Schneider Pier. From 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. on July 4, 
2011 the loaded barge will be transiting from Schneider Dock to the 
launch site located at position 40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 124[deg]09'56.47'' 
W (NAD 83). The temporary safety zone will extend 100 feet from the 
nearest point of the barge during the loading, transit, and arrival of 
the pyrotechnics from Schneider Pier to position 40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 
124[deg]09'56.47'' W (NAD 83). The fireworks display will occur from 10 
p.m. on July 4, 2011 until 10:25 p.m., during which the safety zone 
will extend 1,000 feet from the nearest point of the barge at position 
40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 124[deg]09'56.47'' W (NAD 83). At 11 p.m. on July 
4, 2011 the safety zone shall terminate.
    The effect of the temporary safety zones will be to restrict 
navigation in the vicinity of the fireworks sites while the fireworks 
are set up, and until the conclusion of the scheduled displays. Except 
for persons or vessels authorized by the Coast Guard Patrol Commander, 
no person or vessel may enter or remain in the restricted area. These 
regulations are needed to keep spectators and vessels a safe distance 
away from the fireworks barges to ensure the safety of

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participants, spectators, and transiting vessels.

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 rule restricts access to the waters encompassed by 
the safety zones, the effect of this rule will not be significant 
because: (1) The entities most likely to be affected are pleasure craft 
engaged in recreational activities; (2) the rule will only restrict 
access for a limited time; and (3) the Public Broadcast Notice to 
Mariners will notify the users of local waterway to ensure that the 
safety zone will result in minimum impact.

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 will affect the following entities, some of which 
may be small entities: the owners and operators of pleasure craft 
engaged in recreational activities and sightseeing intending to transit 
the designated area of Humboldt Bay between 11:45 a.m. on July 3, 2011 
and 10:45 p.m. July 4, 2011.
    This safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities for several reasons: (i) This rule 
will encompass only a small portion of the waterway for a limited 
period of time; (ii) vessel traffic can pass safely around the area; 
(iii) vessels engaged in recreational activities and sightseeing have 
ample space outside of the affected areas of San Francisco, CA to 
engage in these activities; and (iv) the maritime public will be 
advised in advance of this safety zone via Broadcast Notice to 
Mariners.

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

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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 Department of Homeland Security 
Management Directive 0023.1 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, 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 
this action is one of a category of actions which do not individually 
or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. 
This rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2-1, paragraph 
(34)(g), of the Instruction. This rule involves establishing a safety 
zone. An environmental analysis checklist and a categorical exclusion 
determination are available in the docket where indicated under 
ADDRESSES.

List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 165

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

    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

0
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.T11-409 to read as follows:


Sec.  165.T11-409  Safety Zone; 28th Annual Humboldt Bay Festival, 
Fireworks Display, Eureka, CA

    (a) Location. (1) This temporary safety zone is established for the 
waters located 200 yards off the South end of Woodley Island in Eureka, 
CA. The fireworks launch site will be located in position: 
40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 124[deg]09'56.47'' W (NAD 83).
    (2) During the loading of the fireworks, on July 3, 2011 at 12 p.m. 
at Schneider Dock in Eureka, CA, and until the start of the fireworks 
displays at 10 p.m. on July 4, 2011 the temporary safety zone shall 
extend 100 feet from the loaded pyrotechnics barge at Schneider Dock, 
during transit and arrival to position: 40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 
124[deg]09'56.47'' W (NAD 83).
    (3) From 9:45 p.m. until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011, the area to 
which the temporary safety zones apply will increase in size to 1,000 
feet at position 40[deg]48'35.30'' N, 124[deg]09'56.47'' W (NAD 83). At 
10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011, this safety zone shall terminate.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this section, ``designated 
representative'' means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a 
Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer operating a Coast 
Guard vessel and a Federal, State, and local officer designated by or 
assisting the Captain of the Port San Francisco (COTP) in the 
enforcement of the safety zone.
    (c) Regulations. (1) Under the general regulations in Sec.  165.23, 
entry into, transiting, or anchoring within this safety zone is 
prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or the COTP's designated 
representative.
    (2) The safety zone is closed to all vessel traffic, except as may 
be permitted by the COTP or a designated representative.
    (3) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the safety 
zone must contact the COTP or a designated representative to obtain 
permission to do so. Vessel operators given permission to enter or 
operate in the safety zone must comply with all directions given to 
them by the COTP or the designated representative. Persons and vessels 
may request permission to enter the safety zones on VHF-16 or through 
the 24-hour Command Center at telephone (415) 399-3547.
    (d) Effective period. This section is effective from 11:45 a.m. on 
July 3, 2011 until 10:45 p.m. on July 4, 2011.

    Dated: May 1, 2011.
Cynthia L. Stowe,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Francisco.
[FR Doc. 2011-13689 Filed 6-1-11; 8:45 am]
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