[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 126 (Tuesday, June 30, 2020)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 39072-39073]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-14141]



Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2020-0388]

Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault 
Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.


SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the St. Ignace 
Festivals of Fireworks Celebration fireworks starting in July, 2020 to 
provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation 
for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone 
identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the 
enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety 
zone and may only enter with permission from the designated 
representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.918 will be enforced on Saturday 
nights from July 4, 2020, through September 6, 2020, from thirty 
minutes before sunset to thirty minutes after the end of the fireworks 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this 
notice of enforcement, call or email BOSN4 Robert Gruschow, Waterways 
Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector

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Sault Sainte Marie; telephone (906)-253-2462, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety 
zones in 33 CFR 165.918 as per the time, dates, and locations in Table 

                                 Table 1
                            [Datum NAD 1983]
             Event                     Location            Event date
(4) Festivals of Fireworks      All U.S. navigable      Beginning July
 Celebration Fireworks; St.      waters of East Moran    4th and
 Ignace, MI.                     Bay within an           following
                                 approximate 1000-foot   Saturdays to
                                 radius from the         September 6,
                                 fireworks launch site   2020; 30
                                 at the end of the       minutes before
                                 Starline Mill Slip,     sunset and 30
                                 centered in position    minutes after
                                 45[deg]52'24.62'' N,    the end of the
                                 084[deg]43'18.13'' W.   fireworks

    This action is being taken to protect the safety of life and 
property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after 
firework displays. During the enforcement period, no vessel may transit 
this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Sault 
Sainte Marie or a designated representative. Vessels and persons 
granted permission to enter the safety zone shall obey all lawful 
orders or directions of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie, or 
an on-scene representative.
    This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 
165.930 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this document in the 
Federal Register, the Coast Guard will also provide notice through 
other means, which will include Broadcast Notice to Mariners, Local 
Notice to Mariners, distribution in leaflet form, and on-scene oral 
notice. The Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated on-
scene representative may be contacted via Channel 16, VHF-FM or at 
(906) 635-3319.

    Dated: June 25, 2020.
P.S. Nelson,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
[FR Doc. 2020-14141 Filed 6-29-20; 8:45 am]