Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC, 29645-29647 [2011-12378]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2011 / Rules and Regulations 29645 jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with RULES are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the race area without authorization from the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative. (2) Spectator Area. All waters of the Atlantic Ocean east of Miami Beach, FL encompassed within an imaginary line connecting the following points: Starting at Point 1 in position 25°49′13″ N, 80°06′48″ W; thence east to Point 2 in position 25°49′14″ N, 80°06′42″ W; thence southwest to Point 3 in 25°46′00″ N, 80°07′19″ W; thence west to Point 4 in position 25°46′00″ N, 80°07′26″ W; thence northeast back to origin. All vessels, including spectator vessels, are prohibited from anchoring in the spectator area. On-scene designated representatives will direct spectator vessels to the spectator area. (b) Definition. The term ‘‘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 Miami in the enforcement of the regulated areas. (c) Regulations. (1) Persons and vessels desiring to enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the race area may contact the Captain of the Port Miami by telephone at 305–535–4472, or a designated representative via VHF radio on channel 16, to seek authorization. If authorization to enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area is granted by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative, all persons and vessels receiving such authorization must comply with the instructions of the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative. (2) The Coast Guard will provide notice of the regulated areas by Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and on-scene designated representatives. (d) Effective Date. This rule is effective from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on June 5, 2011. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was held. Coast Guard Background and Purpose The State of North Carolina Department of Transportation awarded a contract to Astron General Contracting Company of Jacksonville, NC to perform bridge maintenance on the US Highway 70 Fixed bridge crossing Newport River at Morehead City, North Carolina. The contract provides for cleaning, painting, and steel repair to begin on June 1, 2011 and will be completed by July 31, 2011. The contractor requires the main channel in the vicinity of the bridge to remain closed during mobilization on June 30, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Coast Guard will temporarily restrict access to this section of Newport River during the mobilization of the bridge maintenance equipment. Dated: April 22, 2011. C.P. Scraba, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Miami. Regulatory Information [FR Doc. 2011–12376 Filed 5–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:49 May 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0184] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead City—Newport River high rise bridge in Carteret County, NC. This safety zone is necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the establishment of staging for bridge maintenance. This rule will enhance the safety of the contractors performing maintenance as well as the safety of vessels that plan to transit this area. DATES: This rule is effective from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of docket USCG–2011–0184 and are available online by going to http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2011–0184 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ This material is 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 BOSN3 Joseph M. Edge, Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, Coast Guard; telephone 252– 247–4525, e-mail Joseph.M.Edge@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: On April 5, 2011, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, North Carolina in the Federal Register (33 FR 165). We received no comments on the proposed PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Discussion of Comments and Changes There were no comments; no changes were made. 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, 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. Although this regulation will restrict access to the area, the effect of this rule will not be significant because: (i) The safety zone will be in effect for a limited time, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on June 30, 2011, (ii) the Coast Guard will give advance notification via maritime advisories so mariners can adjust their plans accordingly, and (iii) although the safety zone will apply to the section of the Newport River in the immediate vicinity of the US Highway 70 Fixed bridge, vessel traffic may use alternate waterways to transit safely around the safety zone. All Coast Guard vessels enforcing this regulated area can be contacted on marine band radio VHF– FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz). 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 E:\FR\FM\23MYR1.SGM 23MYR1 29646 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 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. Assistance for Small Entities jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with RULES 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 or operators of recreational and fishing vessels intending to transit the specified portion of Newport River from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011. This safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities for the following reasons. This rule will only be in effect for six hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although the safety zone will apply to the section of the Newport River in the vicinity of the bridge, vessel traffic may use alternate waterways to transit safely around the safety zone. Before the effective period, the Coast Guard will issue maritime advisories widely available to the users of the waterway. 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. Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–121), in the NPRM we offered to assist small entities in understanding the rule so that they could 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. 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 or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. Taking of Private Property This rule will not effect a taking of private property or otherwise have taking implications under Executive Order 12630, Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights. 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. Collection of Information 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. This rule calls for no new collection of information under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520). Energy Effects We have analyzed this rule under Executive Order 13211, Actions Concerning Regulations That VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:49 May 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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 a temporary safety zone to protect the public from bridge maintenance operations. 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 E:\FR\FM\23MYR1.SGM 23MYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2011 / Rules and Regulations Dated: May 6, 2011. A. Popiel, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port North Carolina. 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 1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, 160.5; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. 2. Add temporary § 165.T05–0184 to read as follows: ■ jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with RULES § 165.T05–0184 Safety Zone; Newport River, Morehead City, North Carolina. (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section, Captain of the Port means the Commander, Sector North Carolina. Representative means any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant, or petty officer who has been authorized to act on the behalf of the Captain of the Port. (b) Location. The following area is a safety zone: This zone includes the waters of Newport River directly under, latitude 34°43′15″ North, longitude 076°41′39″ West, and 100 yards on either side of the U.S. Highway 70 Fixed bridge at Morehead City, North Carolina. (c) Regulations. (1) The general regulations contained in § 165.23 of this part apply to the area described in paragraph (b) of this section. (2) Persons or vessels requiring entry into or passage through any portion of the safety zone must first request authorization from the Captain of the Port, or a designated representative, unless the Captain of the Port previously announced via Marine Safety Radio Broadcast on VHF Marine Band Radio channel 22 (157.1 MHz) that this regulation will not be enforced in that portion of the safety zone. The Captain of the Port can be contacted at telephone number (252) 247–4570 or by radio on VHF Marine Band Radio, channels 13 and 16. (d) Enforcement. The U.S. Coast Guard may be assisted in the patrol and enforcement of the zone by Federal, State, and local agencies. (e) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011 unless cancelled earlier by the Captain of the Port. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:49 May 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 29647 Regulatory Information On April 5, 2011, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Safety Zone; Big Rock Blue [FR Doc. 2011–12378 Filed 5–20–11; 8:45 am] Marlin Air Show; Bogue Sound, BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Morehead City, NC in the Federal Register (33 CFR part 165). We received no comments on the proposed rule. No DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND public meeting was requested, and none SECURITY was held. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Coast Guard Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 33 CFR Part 165 days after publication in the Federal [Docket No. USCG–2011–0168] Register. Delaying the effective date would be contrary to the public interest, RIN 1625–AA00 since immediate action is needed to Safety Zone; Big Rock Blue Marlin Air ensure the safety of the event Show; Bogue Sound, Morehead City, participants, patrol vessels, spectator NC craft and other vessels transiting the event area. However, the Coast Guard AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. will provide advance notifications to ACTION: Temporary final rule. users of the effected waterways via marine information broadcasts, local SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary Safety Zone for notice to mariners, commercial radio the ‘‘Big Rock Blue Marlin Air Show,’’ an stations and area newspapers. aerial demonstration to be held over the Background and Purpose waters of Bogue Sound, adjacent to On June 11, 2011 from 7 p.m. to Morehead City, North Carolina. This 8 p.m., the Big Rock Blue Marlin Safety Zone is necessary to provide for Tournament will sponsor the ‘‘Big Rock the safety of life on navigable waters Blue Marlin Air Show’’ consisting of an during the event. This action is aerial demonstration to take place intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Intracoastal Waterway and Bogue Sound directly above the waters of Bogue Sounds including the waters of the adjacent to Morehead City, North Intracoastal Waterway adjacent to Carolina. Morehead City, North Carolina. To DATES: This rule is effective from 7 p.m. provide for the safety of the spectators to 8 p.m. on June 11, 2011. and other transiting vessels, the Coast ADDRESSES: Comments and material Guard will temporarily restrict vessel received from the public, as well as traffic in the area during this event. documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part Discussion of Rule of docket USCG–2011–0168 and are The Coast Guard is establishing a available online by going to http:// temporary safety zone that will restrict www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– vessel movement for one hour prior to 2011–0168 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and the event on the specified waters of then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ This material is Bogue Sound, Morehead City, NC. also available for inspection or copying During the enforcement period, while at the Docket Management Facility (M– the Aerial Event is taking place, no 30), U.S. Department of Transportation, vessel will be allowed to transit the West Building Ground Floor, Room waterway unless the vessel is given W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., permission from the Patrol Commander Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. to transit. This safety zone will be and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, enforced from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June except Federal holidays. 11, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If Discussion of Comments and Changes you have questions on this temporary rule, call or e-mail BOSN3 Joseph M. There were no comments; no changes Edge, Prevention Department, Coast were made. Guard Sector North Carolina; telephone Regulatory Analyses 252–247–4525, e-mail Joseph.M.Edge@uscg.mil. If you have We developed this rule after questions on viewing the docket, call considering numerous statutes and Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, executive orders related to rulemaking. Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– Below we summarize our analyses 9826. based on 13 of these statutes or executive orders. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\23MYR1.SGM 23MYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0184]
RIN 1625-AA00


Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Temporary final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of 
the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead City--Newport 
River high rise bridge in Carteret County, NC. This safety zone is 
necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the 
establishment of staging for bridge maintenance. This rule will enhance 
the safety of the contractors performing maintenance as well as the 
safety of vessels that plan to transit this area.

DATES: This rule is effective from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as 
documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, 
are part of docket USCG-2011-0184 and are available online by going to 
http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2011-0184 in the ``Keyword'' 
box, and then clicking ``Search.'' This material is 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 BOSN3 Joseph M. Edge, Coast Guard Sector 
North Carolina, Coast Guard; telephone 252-247-4525, e-mail 
Joseph.M.Edge@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

    On April 5, 2011, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking 
(NPRM) entitled Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, North 
Carolina in the Federal Register (33 FR 165). We received no comments 
on the proposed rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was 
held.

Background and Purpose

    The State of North Carolina Department of Transportation awarded a 
contract to Astron General Contracting Company of Jacksonville, NC to 
perform bridge maintenance on the US Highway 70 Fixed bridge crossing 
Newport River at Morehead City, North Carolina. The contract provides 
for cleaning, painting, and steel repair to begin on June 1, 2011 and 
will be completed by July 31, 2011. The contractor requires the main 
channel in the vicinity of the bridge to remain closed during 
mobilization on June 30, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Coast Guard 
will temporarily restrict access to this section of Newport River 
during the mobilization of the bridge maintenance equipment.

Discussion of Comments and Changes

    There were no comments; no changes were made.

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, 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.
    Although this regulation will restrict access to the area, the 
effect of this rule will not be significant because: (i) The safety 
zone will be in effect for a limited time, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on 
June 30, 2011, (ii) the Coast Guard will give advance notification via 
maritime advisories so mariners can adjust their plans accordingly, and 
(iii) although the safety zone will apply to the section of the Newport 
River in the immediate vicinity of the US Highway 70 Fixed bridge, 
vessel traffic may use alternate waterways to transit safely around the 
safety zone. All Coast Guard vessels enforcing this regulated area can 
be contacted on marine band radio VHF-FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz).

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

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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 or operators of recreational and fishing 
vessels intending to transit the specified portion of Newport River 
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011.
    This safety zone will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities for the following reasons. This 
rule will only be in effect for six hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Although the safety zone will apply to the section of the Newport River 
in the vicinity of the bridge, vessel traffic may use alternate 
waterways to transit safely around the safety zone. Before the 
effective period, the Coast Guard will issue maritime advisories widely 
available to the users of the waterway.

Assistance for Small Entities

    Under section 213(a) of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement 
Fairness Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-121), in the NPRM we offered to 
assist small entities in understanding the rule so that they could 
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).

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

Taking of Private Property

    This rule will not effect 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 a 
temporary safety zone to protect the public from bridge maintenance 
operations.
    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

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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. 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 
50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.04-1, 6.04-6, 160.5; Pub. L. 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation 
No. 0170.1.


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2. Add temporary Sec.  165.T05-0184 to read as follows:


Sec.  165.T05-0184  Safety Zone; Newport River, Morehead City, North 
Carolina.

    (a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section, Captain of the 
Port means the Commander, Sector North Carolina. Representative means 
any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant, or petty officer who has been 
authorized to act on the behalf of the Captain of the Port.
    (b) Location. The following area is a safety zone: This zone 
includes the waters of Newport River directly under, latitude 
34[deg]43'15'' North, longitude 076[deg]41'39'' West, and 100 yards on 
either side of the U.S. Highway 70 Fixed bridge at Morehead City, North 
Carolina.
    (c) Regulations. (1) The general regulations contained in Sec.  
165.23 of this part apply to the area described in paragraph (b) of 
this section.
    (2) Persons or vessels requiring entry into or passage through any 
portion of the safety zone must first request authorization from the 
Captain of the Port, or a designated representative, unless the Captain 
of the Port previously announced via Marine Safety Radio Broadcast on 
VHF Marine Band Radio channel 22 (157.1 MHz) that this regulation will 
not be enforced in that portion of the safety zone. The Captain of the 
Port can be contacted at telephone number (252) 247-4570 or by radio on 
VHF Marine Band Radio, channels 13 and 16.
    (d) Enforcement. The U.S. Coast Guard may be assisted in the patrol 
and enforcement of the zone by Federal, State, and local agencies.
    (e) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 10 a.m. 
to 4 p.m. on June 30, 2011 unless cancelled earlier by the Captain of 
the Port.

    Dated: May 6, 2011.
A. Popiel,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port North Carolina.
[FR Doc. 2011-12378 Filed 5-20-11; 8:45 am]
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