Safety Zones; July Fireworks Displays and Swim Events in the Captain of the Port New York Zone, 43124-43128 [2011-18284]

Download as PDF 43124 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations 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 rule, call or e-mail Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil, telephone (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Route 35 Bridge, across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.0, at Morgan, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 25 feet at mean high water and 30 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.709(a). The waterway is predominantly used by recreational vessels on a seasonal basis. The owner of the bridge, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to facilitate a public event, the Rolling Thunder Freedom Ride. The bridge must remain in the closed position to facilitate the above public event. Under this temporary deviation the Route 35 Bridge may remain in the closed position between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on September 18, 2011. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: June 27, 2011. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–18224 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0565] jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES RIN 1625–AA00; 1625–AA08 Safety Zones; July Fireworks Displays and Swim Events in the Captain of the Port New York Zone Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:41 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 The Coast Guard is establishing nine temporary safety zones for marine events within the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) New York Zone for fireworks displays and swim events. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP New York. DATES: This rule is effective from July 20, 2011 until July 30, 2011. These regulations have been enforced with actual notice since July 1, 2011. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011– 0565 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0565 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 LT Eunice James, Coast Guard Sector New York Waterways Management Division; 718– 354–4163, e-mail Eunice.A.James@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 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 from the hazards associated with fireworks PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 including unexpected detonation and burning debris; also immediate action is needed to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters from the hazards associated with swimmers in the water in or near navigable channels. We spoke with each event sponsor and each indicated they were unable and unwilling to move their event date to a later time. Sponsors for the Fort Hamilton Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Rumson, NJ Fireworks Display; the City of Poughkeepsie Fireworks Display; Larchmont Yacht Club Fireworks Display; City of New Rochelle Fireworks Display; and Keyport Firemen’s Fair Fireworks Display stated they are unwilling to reschedule these events because they are being held in conjunction with various Independence Day celebrations. Many community members have made holiday plans based on these fireworks events and changing the date would cause numerous cancelations and hurt small businesses. Rescheduling would not be a viable option because most event venues, entertainers, and venders have fully booked summer schedules making rescheduling nearly impossible. Sponsors for the Brooklyn Bridge Swim, Swim Across America, and Hudson Valley Triathlon stated they are unwilling to reschedule these events because the dates of each swim event were chosen based on optimal tide, current, and weather conditions needed to promote the safety of swim participants. In addition, any change to the dates of the events would cause economic hardship on the marine event sponsors, negatively impacting other activities being held in conjunction with these events and creating unsafe event conditions. Additionally, due to the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in fireworks displays and the hazards associated with swim events, the safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of event participants, spectator crafts, and other vessels operating near the event areas. For the safety concerns noted, it is in the public interest to have this regulation in effect during these events. These fireworks displays and swim events are all reoccurring marine events with a proposed permanent rule currently in a public comment period under docket number USCG–2010–1001 titled, Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port New York Sound Zone. Additionally, the Coast Guard has ordered safety zones or special local regulations for all of these areas for past events and has not received public E:\FR\FM\20JYR1.SGM 20JYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations comments or concerns regarding establishment of waterways restrictions. 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. The rule must become effective on the dates specified in Table 1 and 2 in order to provide for the safety of the public including spectators and vessels operating in the area near these events. Delaying the effective date of this rule until after 30 days have elapsed after publication is impractical and would expose spectators, vessels, and other property to the hazards associated with these marine events. Basis and Purpose The legal basis for the temporary rule is 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231, 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; and Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1, which collectively authorize the Coast Guard to define safety zones. These fireworks displays and swim events are being held during the month of July on the navigable waters within the COTP New York Zone. In the past, the Coast Guard has established special local regulations, regulated areas, and safety zones for these events on a case by case basis to ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these events. The Coast Guard has not received public comments or concerns regarding the impact to waterway traffic from these events. This temporary final rule will apprise the public in a timely manner through publication in the Federal Register. These events pose significant risk to participants, spectators and the maritime public because of hazardous conditions associated with fireworks displays and swim events. These temporary safety zones are necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and vessels. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES Discussion of Rule This rule establishes temporary safety zones on the waters of the COTP New York zone. These temporary safety zones will encompass various locations, listed in Table 1 and Table 2 below. All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the temporary safety zones are prohibited unless authorized by the COTP New York, or the designated representative. The COTP New York or the designated VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 43125 representative may be reached on VFH Channel 16. Because large numbers of spectator vessels are expected to congregate around the location of these events, the regulated areas are needed to protect both spectators and participants from the safety hazards created by fireworks displays and swimmers in the water. During the enforcement period of the regulated areas, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within the zone unless specifically authorized by the COTP or the designated representatives. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other federal, state and local agencies in the enforcement of these regulated areas. The Coast Guard determined that these regulated areas will not have a significant impact on vessel traffic due to their temporary nature and limited size and the fact that vessels are allowed to transit the navigable waters outside of the regulated areas. Additionally, the Coast Guard has ordered safety zones for all of these nine areas for past events and has not received public comments or concerns regarding the impact to waterway traffic from events. Advanced public notifications will also be made to the local maritime community by the Local Notice to Mariners as well as Broadcast Notice to Mariners. Small Entities Regulatory Analyses 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. 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, as supplemented by Executive Order 13563, 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. The Coast Guard’s implementation of these temporary special local regulations and safety zones will be of short duration and designed to minimize the impact to vessel traffic on the navigable waters. These safety zones will only be enforced for a short duration. Furthermore, vessels may be authorized to transit the zones with permission of the COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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 vessels intending to transit or anchor in a portion of the navigable waterway in the vicinity of these marine events during the effective period. This rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities for the following reasons: Vessel traffic can safely transit around the zone. Before the effective period, we will issue maritime advisories widely available to users of the waterway. This rule will be in effect for a short duration at various times from July 02, 2011 until July 30, 2011. Assistance for Small Entities 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). E:\FR\FM\20JYR1.SGM 20JYR1 43126 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations 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 (adjusted for inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. Taking of Private Property This rule will not cause 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. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023–01 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 the establishment of temporary safety zones. 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, Waterways. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. 2. Add § 165.T01–0565 to read as follows: ■ § 165.T01–0565 Safety Zones; July Fireworks Displays and Swim Events in the Captain of the Port New York Zone. (a) Regulations. The general regulations contained in 33 CFR 165.23 as well as the following regulations apply to the fireworks displays and swim events listed in Table 1 and Table 2 of § 165.T01–0565. These regulations will be enforced for the duration of each event. Notifications of exact dates and times of the enforcement period will be made to the local maritime community through the Local Notice to Mariners, and Broadcast Notice to Mariners. First Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners can be found at http:// www.navcen.uscg.gov/. (b) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this section: (1) Designated Representative. A ‘‘designated representative’’ is any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard who has been designated by the COTP, Sector New York to act on his or her behalf. The designated representative may be on an official patrol vessel or may be on shore and will communicate with vessels via VHF–FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation. (2) Official Patrol Vessels. Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the COTP. (3) Spectators. All persons and vessels not registered with the event sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels. (c) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the regulated areas shall contact the COTP or the designated representative via VHF channel 16 or 718–354–4353 (Sector New York command center) to obtain permission to do so. (d) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, or E:\FR\FM\20JYR1.SGM 20JYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations dates and times as modified through the Local Notice to Mariners, unless authorized by COTP or designated onscene representative. (e) Upon being hailed by a U.S. Coast Guard vessel or the designated representative, by siren, radio, flashing light or other means, the operator of the vessel shall proceed as directed. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. (f) The COTP or the designated representative may delay or terminate any marine event in this subpart at any time it is deemed necessary to ensure the safety of life or property. (g) The regulated area for all fireworks displays listed in Table 1 is that area of navigable waters within a 360 yard radius of the launch platform or launch site for each fireworks display, unless otherwise noted in Table 1 or modified in USCG First District Local Notice to 43127 Mariners at: http:// www.navcen.uscg.gov/. (h) Fireworks barges used in these locations will also have a sign on their port and starboard side labeled ‘‘FIREWORKS—STAY AWAY’’. This sign will consist of 10 inch high by 1.5 inch wide red lettering on a white background. Shore sites used in these locations will display a sign labeled ‘‘FIREWORKS—STAY AWAY’’ with the same dimensions. TABLE 1 OF § 165.T01–0565 1.0 1.1 New York Harbor Fort Hamilton Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display .. • • • • Date: July 2, 2011. Rain Date: July 3, 2011. Time: 9:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Launch site: A barge located in approximate position 40°36′02.5″ N, 074°01′36.6″ W (NAD 1983), approximately 1400 yards southeast of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. This Safety Zone is a 240-yard radius from the barge. 2.0 2.1 Navesink River Rumson, NJ, Fireworks Display ...................................................... • • • • Date: July 3, 2011. Rain Date: July 4, 2011. Time: 8:45 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. Launch site: A barge located in approximate position 40°22′42″ N 074°01′07″ W (NAD 1983), approximately 550 yards south of the Oceanic Bridge. This Safety Zone is a 300-yard radius from the barge. 3.0 3.1 Hudson River City of Poughkeepsie, Fireworks Display ........................................ • • • • Date: July 4, 2011. Rain Date: July 5, 2011. Time: 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Launch site: A barge located in approximate position 41°42′24.50″ N 073°56′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. 4.0 Western Long Island Sound 4.1 Larchmont Yacht Club Fireworks Display ....................................... • • • • Date: July 4, 2011. Rain Date: July 5, 2011. Time: 9 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Launch site: A barge located in approximate position 40°55′17.3″ N, 073°44′13.8″ W (NAD 1983), approximately 620 yards northwest of Umbrella Point. This Safety Zone is a 240-yard radius from the barge. 4.2 City of Rochelle, NY, Echo Bay Harbor Fireworks Display ............. • • • • Date: July 4, 2011. Rain Date: July 5, 2011. Time: 9 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Launch site: A shore launch located in approximate position 40°54′34.4″ N, 073°45′56.6″ W (NAD 1983). This Safety Zone is a 180-yard radius from the launch site. 5.0 jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES 5.1 Raritan Bay • • • • Keyport Firemen’s Fair Fireworks Display VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Date: July 23, 2011. Rain Date: July 24, 2011. Time: 10:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Launch site: A barge located in approximate position 40°26′24″ N. 074°12′18″ W (NAD 1983), approximately 200 yards north of Keyport, NJ shoreline. This Safety Zone is a 150-yard radius from the barge. Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\20JYR1.SGM 20JYR1 43128 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations TABLE 2 TO § 165.T01–0565 1.0 1.1 East River Brooklyn Bridge Swim ...................................................................... • • • • • Event Type: Swim Event. Date: July 30, 2011. Rain Date: July 31, 2011. Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Participants will swim between Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York crossing the East River along the Brooklyn Bridge. • Rain Date: July 31, 2011. • Time: 10:05 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. 2.0 2.1 Western Long Island Sound Swim Across America ...................................................................... • • • • • Event Type: Swim Event. Date: July 30, 2011. Rain Date: NA. Time: 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Participants will swim between Glen Cove and Larchmont, New York and an area of Hempstead Harbor between Glen Cove and the vicinity of Umbrella Point. 3.0 3.1 Hudson River Hudson Valley Triathlon ................................................................... Dated: July 1, 2011. L.L. Fagan, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York. [FR Doc. 2011–18284 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R04–OAR–2010–1013–201128; FRL– 9438–1] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plan; Alabama; Disapproval of Interstate Transport Submission for the 2006 24-Hour PM2.5 Standards Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: EPA is taking final action to disapprove the portion of Alabama’s September 23, 2009, submission which was intended to meet the requirement to address interstate transport for the 2006 24-hour fine particulate matter (PM2.5) national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS). Additionally, EPA is responding to comments received on EPA’s January 26, 2011, proposed jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:14 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 • • • • • Event Type: Swim Event. Date: July 24, 2011. Rain Date: NA. Time: 5 a.m to 11 a.m. The following area is a safety zone: All waters of the Hudson River in the vicinity of Ulster Landing, Bound by the following points: 42°00′03.7″ N, 073°56′43.1″ W; thence to 41°59′52.5″ N, 073°56′34.2″ W; thence to 42°00′15.1″ N, 073°56′25.2″ W • thence to 42°00′05.4″ N, 073°56′41.9″ W; thence along the shoreline to the point of beginning. disapproval of the aforementioned portion of Alabama’s September 23, 2009, submission. On September 23, 2009, the State of Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), provided a letter to EPA certifying that the Alabama state implementation plan (SIP) meets the interstate transport requirements with regard to the 2006 24-hour PM2.5 NAAQS. Specifically, the interstate transport requirements under the Clean Air Act (CAA or Act) prohibit a state’s emissions from significantly contributing to nonattainment or interfering with the maintenance of the NAAQS in any other state. The effect of today’s action will be the promulgation of a Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) for Alabama no later than two years from the date of disapproval. The proposed Transport Rule, when final, is the FIP that EPA intends to implement for Alabama. DATES: Effective Date: This rule will be effective August 19, 2011. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket Identification No. EPA–R04–OAR– 2010–1013. All documents in the docket are listed on the http:// www.regulations.gov Web site. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., Confidential PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Business Information or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically through http:// www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. EPA requests that if at all possible, you contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to schedule your inspection. The Regional Office’s official hours of business are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding the Alabama SIP, contact Mr. Zuri Farngalo, Regulatory Development Section, Air Planning Branch, Air, Pesticides and Toxics Management Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303–8960. Mr. Farngalo’s telephone number is (404) 562–9152; e-mail address: E:\FR\FM\20JYR1.SGM 20JYR1

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[FR Doc No: 2011-18284]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0565]
RIN 1625-AA00; 1625-AA08


Safety Zones; July Fireworks Displays and Swim Events in the 
Captain of the Port New York Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Temporary final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing nine temporary safety zones 
for marine events within the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) New 
York Zone for fireworks displays and swim events. This action is 
necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during 
the events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within 
these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP New York.

DATES: This rule is effective from July 20, 2011 until July 30, 2011. 
These regulations have been enforced with actual notice since July 1, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2011-0565 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2011-0565 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 LT Eunice James, Coast Guard Sector New 
York Waterways Management Division; 718-354-4163, e-mail 
Eunice.A.James@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) 
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 from the hazards 
associated with fireworks including unexpected detonation and burning 
debris; also immediate action is needed to provide for the safety of 
life and property on navigable waters from the hazards associated with 
swimmers in the water in or near navigable channels. We spoke with each 
event sponsor and each indicated they were unable and unwilling to move 
their event date to a later time. Sponsors for the Fort Hamilton 
Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display; Rumson, NJ Fireworks 
Display; the City of Poughkeepsie Fireworks Display; Larchmont Yacht 
Club Fireworks Display; City of New Rochelle Fireworks Display; and 
Keyport Firemen's Fair Fireworks Display stated they are unwilling to 
reschedule these events because they are being held in conjunction with 
various Independence Day celebrations. Many community members have made 
holiday plans based on these fireworks events and changing the date 
would cause numerous cancelations and hurt small businesses. 
Rescheduling would not be a viable option because most event venues, 
entertainers, and venders have fully booked summer schedules making 
rescheduling nearly impossible. Sponsors for the Brooklyn Bridge Swim, 
Swim Across America, and Hudson Valley Triathlon stated they are 
unwilling to reschedule these events because the dates of each swim 
event were chosen based on optimal tide, current, and weather 
conditions needed to promote the safety of swim participants. In 
addition, any change to the dates of the events would cause economic 
hardship on the marine event sponsors, negatively impacting other 
activities being held in conjunction with these events and creating 
unsafe event conditions.
    Additionally, due to the dangers posed by the pyrotechnics used in 
fireworks displays and the hazards associated with swim events, the 
safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of event 
participants, spectator crafts, and other vessels operating near the 
event areas. For the safety concerns noted, it is in the public 
interest to have this regulation in effect during these events.
    These fireworks displays and swim events are all reoccurring marine 
events with a proposed permanent rule currently in a public comment 
period under docket number USCG-2010-1001 titled, Special Local 
Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port 
New York Sound Zone. Additionally, the Coast Guard has ordered safety 
zones or special local regulations for all of these areas for past 
events and has not received public

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comments or concerns regarding establishment of waterways restrictions.
    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. The rule must become effective on 
the dates specified in Table 1 and 2 in order to provide for the safety 
of the public including spectators and vessels operating in the area 
near these events. Delaying the effective date of this rule until after 
30 days have elapsed after publication is impractical and would expose 
spectators, vessels, and other property to the hazards associated with 
these marine events.

Basis and Purpose

    The legal basis for the temporary rule is 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231, 46 
U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; Pub. L. 107-295, 
116 Stat. 2064; and Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 
0170.1, which collectively authorize the Coast Guard to define safety 
zones.
    These fireworks displays and swim events are being held during the 
month of July on the navigable waters within the COTP New York Zone. In 
the past, the Coast Guard has established special local regulations, 
regulated areas, and safety zones for these events on a case by case 
basis to ensure the protection of the maritime public and event 
participants from the hazards associated with these events. The Coast 
Guard has not received public comments or concerns regarding the impact 
to waterway traffic from these events.
    This temporary final rule will apprise the public in a timely 
manner through publication in the Federal Register.
    These events pose significant risk to participants, spectators and 
the maritime public because of hazardous conditions associated with 
fireworks displays and swim events. These temporary safety zones are 
necessary to ensure the safety of participants, spectators and vessels.

Discussion of Rule

    This rule establishes temporary safety zones on the waters of the 
COTP New York zone. These temporary safety zones will encompass various 
locations, listed in Table 1 and Table 2 below.
    All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the 
COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative. Entry into, 
transiting, or anchoring within the temporary safety zones are 
prohibited unless authorized by the COTP New York, or the designated 
representative. The COTP New York or the designated representative may 
be reached on VFH Channel 16.
    Because large numbers of spectator vessels are expected to 
congregate around the location of these events, the regulated areas are 
needed to protect both spectators and participants from the safety 
hazards created by fireworks displays and swimmers in the water. During 
the enforcement period of the regulated areas, persons and vessels are 
prohibited from entering, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or 
mooring within the zone unless specifically authorized by the COTP or 
the designated representatives. The Coast Guard may be assisted by 
other federal, state and local agencies in the enforcement of these 
regulated areas.
    The Coast Guard determined that these regulated areas will not have 
a significant impact on vessel traffic due to their temporary nature 
and limited size and the fact that vessels are allowed to transit the 
navigable waters outside of the regulated areas. Additionally, the 
Coast Guard has ordered safety zones for all of these nine areas for 
past events and has not received public comments or concerns regarding 
the impact to waterway traffic from events.
    Advanced public notifications will also be made to the local 
maritime community by the Local Notice to Mariners as well as Broadcast 
Notice to Mariners.

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, as supplemented by Executive Order 13563, 
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.
    The Coast Guard's implementation of these temporary special local 
regulations and safety zones will be of short duration and designed to 
minimize the impact to vessel traffic on the navigable waters. These 
safety zones will only be enforced for a short duration. Furthermore, 
vessels may be authorized to transit the zones with permission of the 
COTP New York or the designated on-scene representative.

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 vessels intending to 
transit or anchor in a portion of the navigable waterway in the 
vicinity of these marine events during the effective period.
    This rule will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities for the following reasons: Vessel 
traffic can safely transit around the zone. Before the effective 
period, we will issue maritime advisories widely available to users of 
the waterway. This rule will be in effect for a short duration at 
various times from July 02, 2011 until July 30, 2011.

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).

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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 (adjusted for 
inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in 
such expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in 
this preamble.

Taking of Private Property

    This rule will not cause 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 Department of Homeland Security 
Management Directive 023-01 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 the establishment of 
temporary safety zones. 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, 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

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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, 3306, 
3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; Pub. L. 107-295, 116 Stat. 2064; 
Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1.

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2. Add Sec.  165.T01-0565 to read as follows:


Sec.  165.T01-0565  Safety Zones; July Fireworks Displays and Swim 
Events in the Captain of the Port New York Zone.

    (a) Regulations. The general regulations contained in 33 CFR 165.23 
as well as the following regulations apply to the fireworks displays 
and swim events listed in Table 1 and Table 2 of Sec.  165.T01-0565. 
These regulations will be enforced for the duration of each event. 
Notifications of exact dates and times of the enforcement period will 
be made to the local maritime community through the Local Notice to 
Mariners, and Broadcast Notice to Mariners. First Coast Guard District 
Local Notice to Mariners can be found at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/.
    (b) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this section:
    (1) Designated Representative. A ``designated representative'' is 
any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer of the U.S. 
Coast Guard who has been designated by the COTP, Sector New York to act 
on his or her behalf. The designated representative may be on an 
official patrol vessel or may be on shore and will communicate with 
vessels via VHF-FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the 
Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this 
regulation.
    (2) Official Patrol Vessels. Official patrol vessels may consist of 
any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement 
vessels assigned or approved by the COTP.
    (3) Spectators. All persons and vessels not registered with the 
event sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels.
    (c) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the 
regulated areas shall contact the COTP or the designated representative 
via VHF channel 16 or 718-354-4353 (Sector New York command center) to 
obtain permission to do so.
    (d) Spectators or other vessels shall not anchor, block, loiter, or 
impede the transit of event participants or official patrol vessels in 
the regulated areas during the effective dates and times, or

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dates and times as modified through the Local Notice to Mariners, 
unless authorized by COTP or designated on-scene representative.
    (e) Upon being hailed by a U.S. Coast Guard vessel or the 
designated representative, by siren, radio, flashing light or other 
means, the operator of the vessel shall proceed as directed. Failure to 
comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, 
citation for failure to comply, or both.
    (f) The COTP or the designated representative may delay or 
terminate any marine event in this subpart at any time it is deemed 
necessary to ensure the safety of life or property.
    (g) The regulated area for all fireworks displays listed in Table 1 
is that area of navigable waters within a 360 yard radius of the launch 
platform or launch site for each fireworks display, unless otherwise 
noted in Table 1 or modified in USCG First District Local Notice to 
Mariners at: http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/.
    (h) Fireworks barges used in these locations will also have a sign 
on their port and starboard side labeled ``FIREWORKS--STAY AWAY''. This 
sign will consist of 10 inch high by 1.5 inch wide red lettering on a 
white background. Shore sites used in these locations will display a 
sign labeled ``FIREWORKS--STAY AWAY'' with the same dimensions.

                     Table 1 of Sec.   165.T01-0565
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1.0                                              New York Harbor
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1.1 Fort Hamilton Independence Day        Date: July 2, 2011.
 Celebration Fireworks Display.           Rain Date: July 3,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 9:15 p.m. to
                                          10:15 p.m.
                                          Launch site: A barge
                                          located in approximate
                                          position 40[deg]36'02.5'' N,
                                          074[deg]01'36.6'' W (NAD
                                          1983), approximately 1400
                                          yards southeast of the
                                          Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. This
                                          Safety Zone is a 240-yard
                                          radius from the barge.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
2.0                                               Navesink River
------------------------------------------------------------------------
2.1 Rumson, NJ, Fireworks Display......   Date: July 3, 2011.
                                          Rain Date: July 4,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 8:45 p.m. to
                                          10:15 p.m.
                                          Launch site: A barge
                                          located in approximate
                                          position 40[deg]22'42'' N
                                          074[deg]01'07'' W (NAD 1983),
                                          approximately 550 yards south
                                          of the Oceanic Bridge. This
                                          Safety Zone is a 300-yard
                                          radius from the barge.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
3.0                                                Hudson River
------------------------------------------------------------------------
3.1 City of Poughkeepsie, Fireworks       Date: July 4, 2011.
 Display.                                 Rain Date: July 5,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 9 p.m. to 10:30
                                          p.m.
                                          Launch site: A barge
                                          located in approximate
                                          position 41[deg]42'24.50'' N
                                          073[deg]56'44.16'' W (NAD
                                          1983), approximately 420 yards
                                          north of the Mid Hudson
                                          Bridge. This Safety Zone is a
                                          300-yard radius from the
                                          barge.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
4.0                                         Western Long Island Sound
------------------------------------------------------------------------
4.1 Larchmont Yacht Club Fireworks        Date: July 4, 2011.
 Display.                                 Rain Date: July 5,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 9 p.m. to 10:20
                                          p.m.
                                          Launch site: A barge
                                          located in approximate
                                          position 40[deg]55'17.3'' N,
                                          073[deg]44'13.8'' W (NAD
                                          1983), approximately 620 yards
                                          northwest of Umbrella Point.
                                          This Safety Zone is a 240-yard
                                          radius from the barge.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
4.2 City of Rochelle, NY, Echo Bay        Date: July 4, 2011.
 Harbor Fireworks Display.                Rain Date: July 5,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 9 p.m. to 10:20
                                          p.m.
                                          Launch site: A shore
                                          launch located in approximate
                                          position 40[deg]54'34.4'' N,
                                          073[deg]45'56.6'' W (NAD
                                          1983). This Safety Zone is a
                                          180-yard radius from the
                                          launch site.
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5.0                                                Raritan Bay
------------------------------------------------------------------------
5.1 Keyport Firemen's Fair Fireworks      Date: July 23, 2011.
 Display                                  Rain Date: July 24,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 10:30 p.m. to 12
                                          a.m.
                                          Launch site: A barge
                                          located in approximate
                                          position 40[deg]26'24'' N.
                                          074[deg]12'18'' W (NAD 1983),
                                          approximately 200 yards north
                                          of Keyport, NJ shoreline. This
                                          Safety Zone is a 150-yard
                                          radius from the barge.
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                     Table 2 to Sec.   165.T01-0565
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------------------------------------------------------------------------
1.0                                                 East River
------------------------------------------------------------------------
1.1 Brooklyn Bridge Swim...............   Event Type: Swim
                                          Event.
                                          Date: July 30, 2011.
                                          Rain Date: July 31,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 9 a.m. to 12
                                          p.m.
                                          Location: Participants
                                          will swim between Brooklyn and
                                          Manhattan, New York crossing
                                          the East River along the
                                          Brooklyn Bridge.
                                          Rain Date: July 31,
                                          2011.
                                          Time: 10:05 a.m. to
                                          11:55 a.m.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
2.0                                         Western Long Island Sound
------------------------------------------------------------------------
2.1 Swim Across America................   Event Type: Swim
                                          Event.
                                          Date: July 30, 2011.
                                          Rain Date: NA.
                                          Time: 5:30 a.m. to
                                          10:30 a.m.
                                          Location: Participants
                                          will swim between Glen Cove
                                          and Larchmont, New York and an
                                          area of Hempstead Harbor
                                          between Glen Cove and the
                                          vicinity of Umbrella Point.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
3.0                                                Hudson River
------------------------------------------------------------------------
3.1 Hudson Valley Triathlon............   Event Type: Swim
                                          Event.
                                          Date: July 24, 2011.
                                          Rain Date: NA.
                                          Time: 5 a.m to 11 a.m.
                                          The following area is
                                          a safety zone: All waters of
                                          the Hudson River in the
                                          vicinity of Ulster Landing,
                                          Bound by the following points:
                                          42[deg]00'03.7'' N,
                                          073[deg]56'43.1'' W; thence to
                                          41[deg]59'52.5'' N,
                                          073[deg]56'34.2'' W; thence to
                                          42[deg]00'15.1'' N,
                                          073[deg]56'25.2'' W
                                          thence to
                                          42[deg]00'05.4'' N,
                                          073[deg]56'41.9'' W; thence
                                          along the shoreline to the
                                          point of beginning.
------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Dated: July 1, 2011.
L.L. Fagan,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.
[FR Doc. 2011-18284 Filed 7-19-11; 8:45 am]
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