Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Amesbury, MA, 6963 [2012-3101]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2012 / Rules and Regulations No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-navigation position, may continue to do so at any time. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: January 27, 2012. D.H. Sulouff, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–3102 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0006] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Amesbury, MA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 1st Lt. Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge, mile 5.8, across the Merrimack River at Amesbury (Newburyport), Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation and repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for four months. DATES: This deviation is effective from February 13, 2012 through May 11, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0006 and are available online at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2012–0006 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are 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 rule, call or email Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:19 Feb 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 joe.m.arca@uscg.mil or telephone (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 1st Lt. Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge, across the Merrimack River, mile 5.8, at Amesbury (Newburyport), Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 13 feet at mean high water and 20 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.605(c). The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to facilitate bridge rehabilitation repairs, replacement of operating machinery, structural steel, and highway deck on the swing span. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position from February 13, 2012 through May 11, 2012. The bridge rarely opens during the time period this temporary deviation will be in effect. In addition, mariners may use an alternate channel to the south under the Chain Bridge, which is a fixed highway bridge that provides 28 feet of vertical clearance at mean high water and 35 feet of vertical clearance at mean low water. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: February 1, 2012. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–3101 Filed 2–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R03–OAR–2011–0623; FRL–9628–7] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Preconstruction Permitting Requirements for Electric Generating Stations in Maryland Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: EPA is granting limited approval of a State Implementation Plan SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 6963 (SIP) revision submitted by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). This SIP revision revises and supplements the Maryland SIP by adding the preconstruction permitting requirements for electric generating stations that are required to receive a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) from the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) before commencing construction or modification. The SIP revision also requires electric generating stations to obtain a preconstruction permit from MDE when a CPCN is not required under the PSC regulations and statutes. EPA is granting limited approval of these revisions to Maryland’s preconstruction program for electric generating stations in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Air Act (CAA). DATES: Effective Date: This final rule is effective on March 12, 2012. ADDRESSES: EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID Number EPA–R03–OAR–2011–0623. 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 business hours at the Air Protection Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103. Copies of the State submission are available at the Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 705, Baltimore, Maryland 21230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Talley, (215) 814–2117, or by email at talley.david@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 6963]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3101]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0006]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Amesbury, MA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
1st Lt. Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge, mile 5.8, across the Merrimack 
River at Amesbury (Newburyport), Massachusetts. The deviation is 
necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation and repairs. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for four 
months.

DATES: This deviation is effective from February 13, 2012 through May 
11, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0006 and are available online 
at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0006 in the ``Keyword'' and 
then clicking ``Search''. They are 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 rule, 
call or email Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil or telephone (212) 668-7165. If you have 
questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, 
Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 1st Lt. Derek S. Hines Memorial Bridge, 
across the Merrimack River, mile 5.8, at Amesbury (Newburyport), 
Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 13 
feet at mean high water and 20 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge 
operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.605(c).
    The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to 
facilitate bridge rehabilitation repairs, replacement of operating 
machinery, structural steel, and highway deck on the swing span.
    Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed 
position from February 13, 2012 through May 11, 2012.
    The bridge rarely opens during the time period this temporary 
deviation will be in effect. In addition, mariners may use an alternate 
channel to the south under the Chain Bridge, which is a fixed highway 
bridge that provides 28 feet of vertical clearance at mean high water 
and 35 feet of vertical clearance at mean low water.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its 
regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated 
time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: February 1, 2012.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2012-3101 Filed 2-9-12; 8:45 am]
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