Safety Zone; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA, 59479 [2016-20774]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Rules and Regulations excluded from further review under paragraph 34(h) of Figure 2–1 of the Commandant Instruction. An environmental analysis checklist supporting this determination and a Categorical Exclusion Determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. We seek any comments or information that may lead to the discovery of a significant environmental impact from this rule. G. Protest Activities The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. Protesters are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places or vessels. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100 Marine Safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 100 as follows: except persons and vessels participating in Bucksport/Lake Murray Drag Boat Fall Nationals or serving as safety vessels. Persons and vessels desiring to enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area may contact the Captain of the Port Charleston by telephone at (843) 740– 7050, or a designated representative via VHF radio on channel 16, to request authorization. If authorization to enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area is granted by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative, all persons and vessels receiving such authorization must comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative. (2) The Coast Guard will provide notice of the regulated area by Marine Safety Information Bulletins, Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and on-scene designated representatives. (d) Enforcement period. This rule will be enforced daily from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on September 10 and September 11, 2016. Dated: August 23, 2016. B.D. Falk, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard. Acting Captain of the Port Charleston. PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS [FR Doc. 2016–20716 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: ■ BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1233. 2. Add § 100.35T07–0012 to read as follows: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY § 100.35T07–0012 Bucksport/Lake Murray Drag Boat Fall Nationals, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Bucksport, SC. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES ■ Coast Guard (a) Regulated Area. All waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway encompassed by a line connecting the following points: point 1 in position 33°39′13″ N., 079°05′36″ W.; thence west to point 2 in position 33°39′17″ N., 079°05′46″ W.; thence south to point 3 in position 33°38′53″ N., 079°05′39″ W.; thence east to point 4 in position 33°38′54″ N., 079°05′31″ W.; thence north back to point 1. All coordinates are North American Datum 1983. (b) Definition. As used in this section, ‘‘designated representative’’ means Coast Guard Patrol Commanders, including Coast Guard coxswains, petty officers, and other officers operating Coast Guard vessels, and Federal, state, and local officers designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port Charleston in the enforcement of the regulated areas. (c) Regulations. (1) All persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0754] Safety Zone; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce regulations for a safety zone for an annual fireworks event in the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay zone from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 16, 2016, with a rain date of September 18, 2016. Enforcement of this zone is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the enforcement periods, no vessel may transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.506 will be enforced from 8 p.m. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 59479 through 10 p.m. on September 16, 2016, with a rain date of September 18, 2016, for the safety zone identified in row (a)(16) of Table to § 165.506. If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email MST1 Thomas Simkins, Sector Delaware Bay Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 215–271–4889, email Tom.J.Simkins@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 16, 2016, with a rain date of September 18, 2016, the Coast Guard will enforce regulations in 33 CFR 165.506 for the safety zone in the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA listed in row (a)(16) in the table in that section. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the fireworks display. Our regulations for recurring firework events in Captain of the Port Delaware Bay Zone, appear in § 165.506, Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District, which specifies the location of the regulated area for this safety zone as all waters of Delaware River, adjacent to Penns Landing, Philadelphia, PA, bounded from shoreline to shoreline, bounded on the south by a line running east to west from points along the shoreline at latitude 39°56′31.2″ N., longitude 075°08′28.1″ W.; thence to latitude 39°56′29″.1 N., longitude 075°07′56.5″ W., and bounded on the north by the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. As specified in § 165.506, during the enforcement period no vessel may transit this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay (COTP). If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP or designated representative. This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.506 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advanced notification of this enforcement period via Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM). If the COTP Delaware Bay determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration, a BNM to grant general permission to enter the safety zone may be used. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 24, 2016. Benjamin A. Cooper, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. [FR Doc. 2016–20774 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\30AUR1.SGM 30AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 168 (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-20774]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0754]


Safety Zone; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce regulations for a safety zone for 
an annual fireworks event in the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay zone 
from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 16, 2016, with a rain date of 
September 18, 2016. Enforcement of this zone is necessary and intended 
to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, 
during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the 
enforcement periods, no vessel may transit this regulated area without 
approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.506 will be enforced from 8 p.m. 
through 10 p.m. on September 16, 2016, with a rain date of September 
18, 2016, for the safety zone identified in row (a)(16) of Table to 
Sec.  165.506.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
notice of enforcement, call or email MST1 Thomas Simkins, Sector 
Delaware Bay Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 
215-271-4889, email Tom.J.Simkins@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on September 16, 
2016, with a rain date of September 18, 2016, the Coast Guard will 
enforce regulations in 33 CFR 165.506 for the safety zone in the 
Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA listed in row (a)(16) in the table 
in that section. This action is being taken to provide for the safety 
of life on navigable waterways during the fireworks display.
    Our regulations for recurring firework events in Captain of the 
Port Delaware Bay Zone, appear in Sec.  165.506, Safety Zones; 
Fireworks Displays in the Fifth Coast Guard District, which specifies 
the location of the regulated area for this safety zone as all waters 
of Delaware River, adjacent to Penns Landing, Philadelphia, PA, bounded 
from shoreline to shoreline, bounded on the south by a line running 
east to west from points along the shoreline at latitude 
39[deg]56'31.2'' N., longitude 075[deg]08'28.1'' W.; thence to latitude 
39[deg]56'29''.1 N., longitude 075[deg]07'56.5'' W., and bounded on the 
north by the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
    As specified in Sec.  [thinsp]165.506, during the enforcement 
period no vessel may transit this safety zone without approval from the 
Captain of the Port Delaware Bay (COTP). If permission is granted, all 
persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP or 
designated representative.
    This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 
165.506 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement 
in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime 
community with advanced notification of this enforcement period via 
Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM). If the COTP Delaware Bay determines 
that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration, a 
BNM to grant general permission to enter the safety zone may be used.

    Dated: August 24, 2016.
Benjamin A. Cooper,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Delaware Bay.
[FR Doc. 2016-20774 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]
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