Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska, 21702 [05-8349]

Download as PDF 21702 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 80 / Wednesday, April 27, 2005 / Proposed Rules for drawbridges are categorically excluded. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 117 Bridges. Regulations For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR part 117 as follows: PART 117—DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS 1. The authority citation for part 117 continues to read as follows: Authority: 33 U.S.C. 499; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1; 33 CFR 1.05–1(g); section 117.255 also issued under the authority of Pub. L. 102–587, 106 Stat. 5039. 2. In § 117.561 revise paragraphs (b) and (c) to read as follows: § 117.561 Kent Island Narrows. * * * * * (b) From May 1 through October 31, the draw shall open on signal on the hour and half-hour from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., but need not be opened from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (c) The draw shall open on signal for public vessels of the United States, state and local government vessels used for public safety purposes, and vessels in distress. Operational information will be available 24 hours a day by calling 1– 800–543–2515. Dated: April 18, 2005. Ben R. Thomason III, Captain, United States Coast Guard, Acting Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 05–8459 Filed 4–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [CGD17–05–002] RIN 1625–AA11 and 1625–AA87 Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska Coast Guard, DHS. Proposed rule; re-opening of public comment period. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In response to public comments on the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska, the Coast Guard is re-opening the public comment period an VerDate jul<14>2003 20:02 Apr 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 additional 30 days. These actions will afford the public additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska. DATES: Comments and related material must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 27, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments and related material to District 17 (MOC), 709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801. District 17 (MOC) maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and related materials received from the public will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at District 17 (MOC), 709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LT Matthew York, District 17 (MOC), 709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801, (907) 463–2821. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments On March 9, 2005, D17 (MOC) published a Federal Register Notice seeking comments on the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska (70 FR 11595). The initial comment period was 30 days. A total of 19 public comments were received by the April 8, 2005, deadline, and all of them raised important issues on possible effects of the proposed rule. Additionally, others persons commented to the Coast Guard and said they needed more time. To ensure the Coast Guard receives comments from interested parties and to allow more time for dissemination of the proposed rule, the Coast Guard is re-opening the public comment period for an additional 30 days. We encourage you to submit comments and related material pertaining specifically to this rulemaking by submitting comments and related material. If you do so, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this rulemaking (CGD17–05), and give the reason for each comment. You may submit your comments and material by mail, hand delivery, fax, or electronic means to the project officer at the addresses or phone numbers listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, but please submit your comments and material by only one means. If you submit them by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you would like to know that your submission reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. The recommendation made by this office may be affected by comments received. Public Meeting We do not plan to hold a public meeting. However, you may submit a request for a public meeting by writing to District 17 (MOC) at the address under ADDRESSES explaining why one would be beneficial. If we determine that a public meeting would aid this rulemaking, we will hold one at a time and place announced by a separate notice in the Federal Register. Dated: April 18, 2005. James C. Olson, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 05–8349 Filed 4–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [COTP Charleston 05–036] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Charleston, SC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor from Hobcaw Yacht Club to Charleston Harbor Marina and from the coast of Mount Pleasant to 150 yards offshore during the Lowcountry Splash swimming event. A temporary safety zone is necessary to prevent commercial or recreational boating traffic from transiting the racecourse. This temporary safety zone will allow the swimmers to safely participate in the event without interfering with vessel traffic. DATES: Comments and related material must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 9, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments and related material to Marine Safety Office Charleston, 196 Tradd St., Charleston, SC 29401. The Marine Safety Office maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and material received from the public, E:\FR\FM\27APP1.SGM 27APP1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 80 (Wednesday, April 27, 2005)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 21702]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-8349]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[CGD17-05-002]
RIN 1625-AA11 and 1625-AA87


Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity 
Passenger Vessels in Alaska

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Proposed rule; re-opening of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: In response to public comments on the proposed Regulated 
Navigation Area and Security Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in 
Alaska, the Coast Guard is re-opening the public comment period an 
additional 30 days. These actions will afford the public additional 
time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information 
regarding the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security Zones; 
High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska.

DATES: Comments and related material must reach the Coast Guard on or 
before May 27, 2005.

ADDRESSES: You may mail comments and related material to District 17 
(MOC), 709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801. District 17 
(MOC) maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and 
related materials received from the public will become part of this 
docket and will be available for inspection or copying at District 17 
(MOC), 709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801 between 9 a.m. 
and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LT Matthew York, District 17 (MOC), 
709 West 9th St., Room 753, Juneau, Alaska 99801, (907) 463-2821.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Request for Comments

    On March 9, 2005, D17 (MOC) published a Federal Register Notice 
seeking comments on the proposed Regulated Navigation Area and Security 
Zones; High Capacity Passenger Vessels in Alaska (70 FR 11595). The 
initial comment period was 30 days. A total of 19 public comments were 
received by the April 8, 2005, deadline, and all of them raised 
important issues on possible effects of the proposed rule.
    Additionally, others persons commented to the Coast Guard and said 
they needed more time. To ensure the Coast Guard receives comments from 
interested parties and to allow more time for dissemination of the 
proposed rule, the Coast Guard is re-opening the public comment period 
for an additional 30 days.
    We encourage you to submit comments and related material pertaining 
specifically to this rulemaking by submitting comments and related 
material. If you do so, please include your name and address, identify 
the docket number for this rulemaking (CGD17-05), and give the reason 
for each comment. You may submit your comments and material by mail, 
hand delivery, fax, or electronic means to the project officer at the 
addresses or phone numbers listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT, but please submit your comments and material by only one 
means. If you submit them by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an 
unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, suitable for 
copying and electronic filing. If you would like to know that your 
submission reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed 
postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material 
received during the comment period. The recommendation made by this 
office may be affected by comments received.

Public Meeting

    We do not plan to hold a public meeting. However, you may submit a 
request for a public meeting by writing to District 17 (MOC) at the 
address under ADDRESSES explaining why one would be beneficial. If we 
determine that a public meeting would aid this rulemaking, we will hold 
one at a time and place announced by a separate notice in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: April 18, 2005.
James C. Olson,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard 
District.
[FR Doc. 05-8349 Filed 4-26-05; 8:45 am]
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