Safety and Security Zones; New York Marine Inspection and Captain of the Port Zone, 10558-10559 [2017-02934]

Download as PDF 10558 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 14, 2017 / Proposed Rules For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR part 100 as follows: PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1233. 2. Add § 100.501T05–1086 to read as follows: ■ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PROPOSALS § 100.501T05–1086 Special Local Regulation; Chesapeake Bay, between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD. (a) Regulated area. The following location is a regulated area: All navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay, adjacent to the shoreline at Sandy Point State Park and between and adjacent to the spans of the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridges, from shoreline to shoreline, bounded to the north by a line drawn from the western shoreline at latitude 39°01′05.23″ N., longitude 076°23′47.93″ W.; thence eastward to latitude 39°01′02.08″ N., longitude 076°22′58.38″ W.; thence southward to latitude 38°59′57.02″ N., longitude 076°23′02.79″ W.; thence eastward and parallel and 500 yards north of the north bridge span to eastern shoreline at latitude 38°59′13.70″ N., longitude 076°19′58.40″ W.; and bounded to the south by a line drawn parallel and 500 yards south of the south bridge span that originates from the western shoreline at latitude 39°00′17.08″ N., longitude 076°24′28.36″ W.; thence southward to latitude 38°59′38.36″ N., longitude 076°23′59.67″ W.; thence eastward to latitude 38°59′26.93″ N., longitude 076°23′25.53″ W.; thence eastward to the eastern shoreline at latitude 38°58′40.32″ N., longitude 076°20′10.45″ W., located between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD. All coordinates reference Datum NAD 1983. (b) Definitions. (1) Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region means the Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region or any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer who has been authorized by the Captain of the Port to act on his behalf. (2) Coast Guard Patrol Commander means a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard who has been designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region. (3) Official Patrol means any vessel assigned or approved by Commander, Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region with a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer on board and displaying a Coast Guard ensign. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Feb 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 (4) Participant means all persons and vessels participating in the Bay Bridge Paddle event under the auspices of the Marine Event Permit issued to the event sponsor and approved by Commander, Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region. (c) Special local regulations: (1) The COTP or Coast Guard Patrol Commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels and persons, including event participants, in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol, a vessel or person in the regulated area shall immediately comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. The Coast Guard Patrol Commander may terminate the event, or the operation of any support vessel participating in the event, at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property. (2) Except for participants and vessels already at berth, all persons and vessels within the regulated area at the time it is implemented are to depart the regulated area. (3) Persons and vessels desiring to transit, moor, or anchor within the regulated area must first obtain authorization from the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. Prior to the enforcement period, to seek permission to transit, moor, or anchor within the area, the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region can be contacted at telephone number 410– 576–2693 or on Marine Band Radio, VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz). During the enforcement period, to seek permission to transit, moor, or anchor within the area, the Coast Guard Patrol Commander can be contacted on Marine Band Radio, VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz) for direction. (4) The Coast Guard may be assisted in the patrol and enforcement of the regulated area by other Federal, State, and local agencies. The Coast Guard Patrol Commander and official patrol vessels enforcing this regulated area can be contacted on marine band radio VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz) and channel 22A (157.1 MHz). (5) The Coast Guard will publish a notice in the Fifth Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners and issue a marine information broadcast on VHF– FM marine band radio announcing specific event date and times. (d) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 29, 2017, and, if necessary due to inclement weather, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 30, 2017. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Dated: January 25, 2017. Lonnie P. Harrison, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region. [FR Doc. 2017–02957 Filed 2–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2016–0799] RIN 1625–AA87 Safety and Security Zones; New York Marine Inspection and Captain of the Port Zone Coast Guard, DHS. Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) it published on November 3, 2016, regarding the modification of the security zone between Liberty State Park and Ellis Island. In response to public requests, the Coast Guard is extending the comment period until April 17, 2017. DATES: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before April 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2016–0799 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this document, call or email MST1 Kristina Pundt, Waterways Management at U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York, telephone (718) 354–4352, email Kristina.H.Pundt@ uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Table of Acronyms ANPRM Advance notice of proposed rulemaking DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register A. Public Participation and Request for Comments We view public participation as essential to effective rulemaking, and E:\FR\FM\14FEP1.SGM 14FEP1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 29 / Tuesday, February 14, 2017 / Proposed Rules sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PROPOSALS will consider all comments and material received due on or before April 17, 2017. Your comments can help shape the outcome of this possible rulemaking. If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, indicate the specific question number to which each comment applies and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using http:// www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). Documents mentioned in the ANPRM as being available in the docket, and all public comments, will be in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that Web site’s instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted and if we publish rulemaking documents related to the ANPRM. B. Basis and Purpose The Coast Guard is responsible for considering adjustments to improve navigational and environmental safety of waterways, including those requested by groups of mariners. On November 3, 2016, the Coast Guard published an ANPRM in the Federal Register (81 FR 76545) entitled, ‘‘Safety and Security Zone; New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone.’’ With its publication, we initiated the early stage of a methodical and public rulemaking process to learn all possible navigational, environmental, terrestrial, and other effects caused by a modification of the security zone around the Ellis Island Bridge. The ANPRM is a preliminary step, the goal of which is to gather information that defines the multiple stakeholder considerations we need to incorporate when considering a proposed rule for modification of the security zone around the Ellis Island Bridge. To VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Feb 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 continue encouraging this important public discussion, we are adding an additional 60 days to the comment period. C. Information Requested Public participation is requested to assist in determining the best way forward with respect to modifying the existing security zone surrounding the Ellis Island Bridge. To aid us in developing a possible proposed rule, we seek any comments, whether positive or negative, including but not limited to, the impacts the existing security zone surrounding the Ellis Island Bridge has on navigational safety. Please submit comments or concerns you may have in accordance with the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ section above. We are also seeking comments on the current vessel traffic and the types of vessels that transit in this area. Dated: December 27, 2016. M.H. Day, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York. [FR Doc. 2017–02934 Filed 2–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 73 [MB Docket No. 16–306, GN Docket No. 12– 268; DA 17–34] Media Bureau Seeks Comment on Requiring the Filing of Transition Progress Reports by Stations That Are Not Eligible for Reimbursement From the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comment. AGENCY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission seeks comment on a proposed Transition Progress Report (FCC Form 2100— Schedule 387 (Transition Progress Report)) and proposed filing requirements for periodic progress reports by full power and Class A television stations that are not eligible to receive payment of relocation expenses from the TV Broadcast Relocation Fund in connection with their being assigned to a new channel through the Incentive Auction. The Commission tentatively concludes that this mechanism is needed to help the Commission, broadcasters, those involved in construction of broadcast facilities, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 10559 other interested parties, and the public to monitor the construction of the stations that are not eligible for reimbursement. DATES: Comments due on or before March 1, 2017; and reply comments are due on or before March 13, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by GN Docket No. 12–268 and MB Docket No. 16–306, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Federal Communications Commission’s Web site: https:// www.fcc.gov/. Electronic Filers: Comments may be filed electronically using the Internet by accessing the ECFS: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/. • Paper Filers: Filings can be sent by hand or messenger delivery, by commercial overnight courier, or by first-class or overnight U.S. Postal Service mail. All filings must be addressed to the Commission’s Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Federal Communications Commission. All hand-delivered or messengerdelivered paper filings for the Commission’s Secretary must be delivered to FCC Headquarters at 445 12th St. SW., Room TW–A325, Washington, DC 20554. The filing hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. All hand deliveries must be held together with rubber bands or fasteners. Any envelopes and boxes must be disposed of before entering the building. Commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority Mail) must be sent to 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743. U.S. Postal Service first-class, Express, and Priority mail must be addressed to 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. People with Disabilities: Contact the FCC to request reasonable accommodations (accessible format documents, sign language interpreters, CART, etc.) by email: FCC504@fcc.gov or phone: 202–418–0530 or TTY: 202– 418–0432. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joyce Bernstein, Joyce.Bernstein@ fcc.gov, (202) 418–1647. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Incentive Auction R&O, the Commission adopted rules and procedures for conducting the broadcast television incentive auction. See Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions, GN Docket No. 12–268, Report and Order, 79 FR 48442, August 15, 2014. The incentive auction is composed of a reverse auction in which E:\FR\FM\14FEP1.SGM 14FEP1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 29 (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 10558-10559]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02934]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 165

[Docket Number USCG-2016-0799]
RIN 1625-AA87


Safety and Security Zones; New York Marine Inspection and Captain 
of the Port Zone

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; reopening of comment 
period.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the 
Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) it published on November 
3, 2016, regarding the modification of the security zone between 
Liberty State Park and Ellis Island. In response to public requests, 
the Coast Guard is extending the comment period until April 17, 2017.

DATES: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast 
Guard on or before April 17, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-
2016-0799 using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ``Public Participation and Request for 
Comments'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further 
instructions on submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
document, call or email MST1 Kristina Pundt, Waterways Management at 
U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York, telephone (718) 354-4352, email 
Kristina.H.Pundt@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Table of Acronyms

ANPRM Advance notice of proposed rulemaking
DHS Department of Homeland Security
FR Federal Register

A. Public Participation and Request for Comments

    We view public participation as essential to effective rulemaking, 
and

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will consider all comments and material received due on or before April 
17, 2017. Your comments can help shape the outcome of this possible 
rulemaking. If you submit a comment, please include the docket number 
for this rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to 
which each comment applies, indicate the specific question number to 
which each comment applies and provide a reason for each suggestion or 
recommendation.
    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be 
submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate 
instructions.
    We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted 
without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any 
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the 
docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal 
Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal 
Register (70 FR 15086).
    Documents mentioned in the ANPRM as being available in the docket, 
and all public comments, will be in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that Web site's 
instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up 
for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted and if 
we publish rulemaking documents related to the ANPRM.

B. Basis and Purpose

    The Coast Guard is responsible for considering adjustments to 
improve navigational and environmental safety of waterways, including 
those requested by groups of mariners. On November 3, 2016, the Coast 
Guard published an ANPRM in the Federal Register (81 FR 76545) 
entitled, ``Safety and Security Zone; New York Marine Inspection Zone 
and Captain of the Port Zone.'' With its publication, we initiated the 
early stage of a methodical and public rulemaking process to learn all 
possible navigational, environmental, terrestrial, and other effects 
caused by a modification of the security zone around the Ellis Island 
Bridge. The ANPRM is a preliminary step, the goal of which is to gather 
information that defines the multiple stakeholder considerations we 
need to incorporate when considering a proposed rule for modification 
of the security zone around the Ellis Island Bridge. To continue 
encouraging this important public discussion, we are adding an 
additional 60 days to the comment period.

C. Information Requested

    Public participation is requested to assist in determining the best 
way forward with respect to modifying the existing security zone 
surrounding the Ellis Island Bridge. To aid us in developing a possible 
proposed rule, we seek any comments, whether positive or negative, 
including but not limited to, the impacts the existing security zone 
surrounding the Ellis Island Bridge has on navigational safety.
    Please submit comments or concerns you may have in accordance with 
the ``Public Participation and Request for Comments'' section above.
    We are also seeking comments on the current vessel traffic and the 
types of vessels that transit in this area.

    Dated: December 27, 2016.
M.H. Day,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York.
[FR Doc. 2017-02934 Filed 2-13-17; 8:45 am]
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