Security Zone, Mackinac Bridge and Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City, MI, 46200 [E8-18349]

Download as PDF rfrederick on PRODPC74 with RULES 46200 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 154 / Friday, August 8, 2008 / Rules and Regulations United States, or by a State or political subdivision thereof. (c) Regulations. (1) In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 of this part, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative. (2)(i) These safety zones are closed to all vessel traffic, except as may be permitted by the Captain of the Port Detroit or his designated representative. (ii) All persons and vessels must comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or his designated representative. (iii) Upon being hailed by the U.S. Coast Guard by siren, radio, flashing light or other means, the operator of a vessel shall proceed as directed. (3)(i) All vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port or his designated representative to enter, move within, or exit the safety zone established in this section when this safety zone is enforced. (ii) Vessels and persons granted permission to enter the safety zone must obey all lawful orders or directions of the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. (iii) While within a safety zone, all vessels must operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course. (d) Exemption. Public vessels, as defined in paragraph (b) of this section, are exempt from the requirements in this section. (e) Waiver. For any vessel, the Captain of the Port Detroit or his designated representative may waive any of the requirements of this section, upon finding that operational conditions or other circumstances are such that application of this section is unnecessary or impractical for the purposes of public or environmental safety. (f) Notification. The Captain of the Port Detroit will notify the public that the safety zones in this section are or will be enforced by all appropriate means to the affected segments of the public including publication in the Federal Register as practicable, in accordance with 33 CFR 165.7(a). Such means of notification may also include, but are not limited to Broadcast Notice to Mariners or Local Notice to Mariners. The Captain of the Port will issue a Broadcast Notice to Mariners notifying the public when enforcement of the safety zone established by this section is cancelled. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Aug 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: July 11, 2008. F.M. Midgette, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Detroit. [FR Doc. E8–18095 Filed 8–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via a Local Broadcast Notice to Mariners. Dated: July 31, 2008. M.J. Huebschman, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of Port Sault Ste. Marie. [FR Doc. E8–18349 Filed 8–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Coast Guard ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2008–0801] Security Zone, Mackinac Bridge and Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw City, MI Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Mackinac Bridge Walk security zone on the Straits of Mackinac from 6 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2008. This action is necessary to protect pedestrians during the event from an accidental or intentional vessel-tobridge collision. During the enforcement period, navigational and operational restrictions will be placed on all vessels transiting through the Straits area, under and around the Mackinac Bridge, located between Mackinaw City, MI, and St. Ignace, MI. All vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of Port Sault Ste. Marie (COTP) or a Designated Representative to enter or move within the security zone. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.928 will be enforced from 6 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Christopher R. Friese, Prevention Dept. Chief, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, 337 Water St., Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783; (906) 635–3220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the security zone for the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk in 33 CFR 165.928 on September 1, 2008, from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Under provisions of 33 CFR 165.928, a vessel may not enter or move with the regulated area, unless it receives permission from the COTP or a Designated Representative as defined in 33 CFR 165.928(a)(1). The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice is issued under the authority of 33 CFR 165.928 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R03–OAR–2008–0189; FRL–8702–1] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Pennsylvania; Section 110(a)(1) 8-Hour Ozone Maintenance Plan and 2002 Base-Year Inventory for the Schuylkill County Area Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is approving a State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision submitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) submitted a SIP revision consisting of a maintenance plan that provides for continued attainment of the 8-hour ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for at least 10 years after the April 30, 2004, designations, as well as a 2002 base-year inventory for the Schuylkill County Area. EPA is approving the maintenance plan and the 2002 base-year inventory for the Schuylkill County Area as revisions to the Pennsylvania SIP in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA). DATES: Effective Date: This final rule is effective on September 8, 2008. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID Number EPA–R03–OAR–2008–0189. All documents in the docket are listed in the www.regulations.gov Web site. Although listed in the electronic docket, some information is not publicly available, i.e., confidential business information (CBI) 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 www.regulations.gov or in hard copy for public inspection during normal E:\FR\FM\08AUR1.SGM 08AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 154 (Friday, August 8, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 46200]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-18349]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0801]


Security Zone, Mackinac Bridge and Straits of Mackinac, Mackinaw 
City, MI

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Mackinac Bridge Walk security 
zone on the Straits of Mackinac from 6 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. on 
September 1, 2008. This action is necessary to protect pedestrians 
during the event from an accidental or intentional vessel-to-bridge 
collision. During the enforcement period, navigational and operational 
restrictions will be placed on all vessels transiting through the 
Straits area, under and around the Mackinac Bridge, located between 
Mackinaw City, MI, and St. Ignace, MI. All vessels must obtain 
permission from the Captain of Port Sault Ste. Marie (COTP) or a 
Designated Representative to enter or move within the security zone.

DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.928 will be enforced from 6 a.m. 
through 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Christopher R. Friese, Prevention 
Dept. Chief, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, 337 Water St., Sault Ste. Marie, 
MI 49783; (906) 635-3220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the security 
zone for the annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk in 33 CFR 165.928 on 
September 1, 2008, from 6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
    Under provisions of 33 CFR 165.928, a vessel may not enter or move 
with the regulated area, unless it receives permission from the COTP or 
a Designated Representative as defined in 33 CFR 165.928(a)(1). The 
Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law 
enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation.
    This notice is issued under the authority of 33 CFR 165.928 and 5 
U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the 
Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance 
notification of this enforcement period via a Local Broadcast Notice to 
Mariners.

    Dated: July 31, 2008.
M.J. Huebschman,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of Port Sault Ste. Marie.
[FR Doc. E8-18349 Filed 8-7-08; 8:45 am]
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