Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Oakland Inner Harbor, Oakland, CA, 6962-6963 [2012-3102]

Download as PDF wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES 6962 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 28 / Friday, February 10, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Division when operating in the security zone. (3) Naval Submarine Base, Groton, CT. All navigable waters of the Thames River, from surface to bottom, West of the Groton Naval Submarine Base New London, enclosed by a line beginning at a point on the shoreline at 41°23′15.8″ N, 72°05′17.9″ W; then to 41°23′15.8″ N, 72°05′22″ W; then to 41°23′25.9″ N, 72°05′29.9″ W; then to 41°23′33.8″ N, 72°05′34.7″ W; then to 41°23′37.0″ N, 72°05′38.0″ W; then to 41°23′41.0″ N, 72°05′40.3″ W; then to 41°23′47.2″ N, 72°05′42.3″ W; then to 41°23′53.8″ N, 72°05′43.7″ W; then to 41°23′59.8″ N, 72°05′43.0″ W; then to 41°24′12.4″ N, 72°05′43.2″ W; then to a point on the shoreline at 41°24′14.4″ N, 72°05′38″ W; then along the shoreline to the point of beginning (NAD 83). (4) U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT. (i) Location. All navigable waters of the Thames River, from surface to bottom, in a 500-yard radius from Jacobs Rock, approximate position 41°22′22″ N, 072°05′40″ W (NAD 83). (ii) Enforcement period. This rule will be enforced during visits by highranking officials and times of heighted security. (iii) Notification. The Captain of the Port will notify the maritime community of periods during which this security zone will be enforced by all appropriate means such as Local Notice to Mariners, Marine Safety Information Radio Broadcasts or on scene notice. (5) U.S. Coast Guard Vessels, Long Island Sound COTP Zone. All navigable waters within a 100-yard radius of any anchored U.S. Coast Guard vessel. For the purposes of this section, U.S. Coast Guard vessels includes any commissioned vessel or small boat in the service of the regular U.S. Coast Guard and does not include Coast Guard Auxiliary vessels. (b) Safety zones. (1) Coast Guard Station Fire Island, Long Island, NY. All waters of Fire Island Inlet from the shore out to a line beginning at a point on shore at 40°37′31.4″ N, 073°15′41.1″ W; then North to 40°37′35.6″ N, 073°15′43.1″ W; then East to 40°37′36.7″ N, 073°15′39.8″ W; then East to 40°37′37.8″ N, 073°15′36.6″ W; then East to 40°37′41.1″ N, 073°15′33.5″ W; then Southeast to 40°37′39.7″ N, 073°15′27.0″ W; then Southeast to 40°37′37.5″ N, 073°15′22.1″ W; then Southeast to 40°37′37.6″ N, 073°15′19.1″ W; then Southeast to point on shore at 40°37′33.9″ N, 073°15′20.8″ W (NAD 83). (c) Regulations. (1) The general regulations contained in § 165.23 and § 165.33 of this part VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:19 Feb 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 apply. Entering into, remaining within or cause an article or thing to enter into or remain within these safety and security zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative. (2) These safety and security zones are closed to all vessel traffic, except as may be permitted by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or a designated representative. Vessel operators given permission to enter or operate in the security zones must comply with all directions given to them by the COTP or the designated representative. (3) The ‘‘designated representative’’ is any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer who has been designated by the Captain of the Port to act on his/ her behalf. The on-scene representative may be on a Coast Guard vessel, a state or local law enforcement vessel, or other designated craft, or may be on shore and will communicate with vessels via VHF–FM radio or loudhailer. In addition, members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary may be present to inform vessel operators of this regulation. (4) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the security zones shall request permission to do so by contacting the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound at 203–468–4401, or via VHF Channel 16. ■ 11. Remove § 165.155. ■ 12. Remove §§ 165.158 and 165.159. Dated: January 25, 2012. J.M. Vojvodich, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound. [FR Doc. 2012–2899 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–2012–0060] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Oakland Inner Harbor, Oakland, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Fruitvale Avenue Drawbridge across Oakland Inner Harbor, mile 5.6, between the cities of Alameda and Oakland, Alameda County, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the County of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Alameda Public Works Agency to perform seismic retrofitting on the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge owner to secure the drawspan in the closed-to-navigation position during the project. DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m., February 13, 2012 to 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of the docket USCG– 2012–0060 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0060 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box 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. If you have questions on this rule, call or email David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone (510) 437–3516, email David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The County of Alameda Public Works Agency has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Fruitvale Avenue Drawbridge, mile 5.61, over Oakland Inner Harbor, between the cities of Alameda and Oakland, Alameda County, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 15 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw opens on signal; except that, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except Federal holidays, the draw need not be opened for the passage of vessels. However, the draw shall open during the above closed periods for vessels which must, for reasons of safety, move on a tide or slack water, if at least two hours notice is given, as required by 33 CFR 117.181. Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position for seismic retrofitting from 12:01 a.m., February 13, 2012 to 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2012. At all other times, the drawspan will promptly return to normal operation. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1 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. Background Throughout this document, whenever ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ or ‘‘our’’ is used, we mean EPA. The PSC is an agent of the State of Maryland and is an independent unit in the Executive Branch of the government of the State of Maryland. The PSC regulates public utilities including electric generating stations owned by electric companies doing business in Maryland and is empowered by the State of Maryland to issue CPCNs E:\FR\FM\10FER1.SGM 10FER1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 6962-6963]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3102]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0060]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Oakland Inner Harbor, Oakland, 
CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Fruitvale Avenue Drawbridge across Oakland Inner Harbor, mile 5.6, 
between the cities of Alameda and Oakland, Alameda County, CA. The 
deviation is necessary to allow the County of Alameda Public Works 
Agency to perform seismic retrofitting on the drawbridge. This 
deviation allows the bridge owner to secure the drawspan in the closed-
to-navigation position during the project.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m., February 13, 2012 
to 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of the docket USCG-2012-0060 and are available 
online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0060 
in the ``Keyword'' box 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 David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast 
Guard District; telephone (510) 437-3516, email 
David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil If you have questions on viewing the docket, 
call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 
(202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The County of Alameda Public Works Agency 
has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Fruitvale 
Avenue Drawbridge, mile 5.61, over Oakland Inner Harbor, between the 
cities of Alameda and Oakland, Alameda County, CA. The drawbridge 
navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 15 feet above Mean 
High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw opens on 
signal; except that, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 
Monday through Friday except Federal holidays, the draw need not be 
opened for the passage of vessels. However, the draw shall open during 
the above closed periods for vessels which must, for reasons of safety, 
move on a tide or slack water, if at least two hours notice is given, 
as required by 33 CFR 117.181. Navigation on the waterway is commercial 
and recreational.
    The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 
for seismic retrofitting from 12:01 a.m., February 13, 2012 to 11:59 
p.m. on February 24, 2012. At all other times, the drawspan will 
promptly return to normal operation. This temporary deviation has been 
coordinated with waterway users.

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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]
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