Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN, 56836-56837 [2017-25791]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 56836 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices Date: June 4, 2018. Closed: 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Room D, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Open: 1:00 p.m. to adjournment. Agenda: Reports from the Division Director and other staff. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Room D, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Matthew J. Fenton, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rm 4F50, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–496–7291, fentonm@niaid.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council; Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Subcommittee. Date: June 4, 2018. 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Open: 1:00 p.m. to adjournment. Agenda: Program advisory discussions and reports from division staff. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Rooms E1/E2, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Matthew J. Fenton, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rm 4F50, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–496–7291, fentonm@niaid.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council. Date: June 4, 2018. Open: 10:30 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. Agenda: Report from the Institute Director. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building Conference Rooms E1/E2, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 Closed: 11:40 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Rooms E1/E2, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. 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Name of Committee: National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council; Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation Subcommittee. Date: September 17, 2018. Closed: 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Room D, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Open: 1:00 p.m. to adjournment. Agenda: Reports from the Division Director and other staff. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Room D, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Matthew J. Fenton, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rm 4F50, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–496–7291, fentonm@niaid.nih.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Name of Committee: National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Subcommittee. Date: September 17, 2018. Closed: 8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Room A, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Open: 1:00 p.m. to adjournment. Agenda: Program advisory discussions and reports from division staff. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Conference Rooms E1/E2, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Matthew J. Fenton, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rm 4F50, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–496–7291, fentonm@niaid.nih.gov. In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: www.niaid.nih.gov/facts/facts.htm, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: November 24, 2017. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–25786 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2017–1051] Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a Certificate of Alternative Compliance (COAC) to the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN because it is a vessel of special construction or purpose, that, with respect to the position of its navigation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices and towing lights, is not able to fully comply with the provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. Our publication of this notice fulfills a statutory requirement and promotes maritime safety. DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued on November 16, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about this notice call or email Mr. Kevin Miller, First District Towing Vessel/Barge Safety Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (617) 223–8272, email Kevin.L.Miller2@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States is signatory to the International Maritime Organization’s International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to comply with the light, shape, and sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS. Under statutory law 1 and Coast Guard regulation,2 a vessel may instead meet alternative requirements and the vessel’s owner, builder, operator, or agent may apply for a Certificate of Alternate Compliance (COAC). For vessels of special construction, the cognizant Coast Guard District Office determines whether the vessel for which the COAC is sought complies as closely as possible with the 72 COLREGS, and decides whether to issue the COAC. The Coast Guard issued a COAC to the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN on November 16, 2017. That COAC will remain valid until information supplied in the COAC application or the COAC terms become inapplicable to the vessel. Under the governing statute 3 and regulation,4 the Coast Guard must publish notice of having issued this COAC. This notice promotes maritime safety by informing vessels that may encounter the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN to expect alternative positioning of its navigation and towing lights. The Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the position of the navigation and towing lights, it is not possible to comply fully with the requirements of 1 33 U.S.C. 1605(c). CFR 81.3. 3 33 U.S.C. 1605(c). 4 33 CFR 81.18. 2 33 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 the provisions enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. The Commandant further finds and certifies that the sidelights (13′ 5″ from the vessel’s side mounted on the pilot house) and the vessel’s stern light and towing lights (3′ 6″ aft of frame 20) are in the closet possible compliance with the applicable provisions of the 72 COLREGS and that full compliance with the 72 COLREGS would not significantly enhance the safety of the vessel’s operation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18. Dated: November 27, 2017. Captain Byron L. Black, Chief, Prevention Department, First District, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2017–25791 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0002; Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–B–1758] Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals. DATES: These flood hazard determinations will be finalized on the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56837 dates listed in the table below and revise the FIRM panels and FIS report in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities. From the date of the second publication of notification of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has 90 days in which to request through the community that the Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation reconsider the changes. The flood hazard determination information may be changed during the 90-day period. ADDRESSES: The affected communities are listed in the table below. Revised flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at https:// msc.fema.gov for comparison. Submit comments and/or appeals to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at https:// www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The specific flood hazard determinations are not described for each community in this notice. However, the online location and local community map repository address where the flood hazard determination information is available for inspection is provided. Any request for reconsideration of flood hazard determinations must be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below. The modifications are made pursuant to section 201 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR part 65. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 229 (Thursday, November 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56836-56837]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-25791]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2017-1051]


Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the TUG BENSON GEORGE 
MORAN

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a Certificate of Alternative 
Compliance (COAC) to the TUG BENSON GEORGE MORAN because it is a vessel 
of special construction or purpose, that, with respect to the position 
of its navigation

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and towing lights, is not able to fully comply with the provisions of 
the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, 
without interfering with the normal operation of the vessel. Our 
publication of this notice fulfills a statutory requirement and 
promotes maritime safety.

DATES: The Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued on November 
16, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information or questions about 
this notice call or email Mr. Kevin Miller, First District Towing 
Vessel/Barge Safety Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (617) 223-
8272, email Kevin.L.Miller2@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States is signatory to the 
International Maritime Organization's International Regulations for 
Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as amended. The 
special construction or purpose of some vessels makes them unable to 
comply with the light, shape, and sound signal provisions of the 72 
COLREGS. Under statutory law \1\ and Coast Guard regulation,\2\ a 
vessel may instead meet alternative requirements and the vessel's 
owner, builder, operator, or agent may apply for a Certificate of 
Alternate Compliance (COAC).
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    \1\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(c).
    \2\ 33 CFR 81.3.
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    For vessels of special construction, the cognizant Coast Guard 
District Office determines whether the vessel for which the COAC is 
sought complies as closely as possible with the 72 COLREGS, and decides 
whether to issue the COAC. The Coast Guard issued a COAC to the TUG 
BENSON GEORGE MORAN on November 16, 2017. That COAC will remain valid 
until information supplied in the COAC application or the COAC terms 
become inapplicable to the vessel.
    Under the governing statute \3\ and regulation,\4\ the Coast Guard 
must publish notice of having issued this COAC. This notice promotes 
maritime safety by informing vessels that may encounter the TUG BENSON 
GEORGE MORAN to expect alternative positioning of its navigation and 
towing lights.
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    \3\ 33 U.S.C. 1605(c).
    \4\ 33 CFR 81.18.
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    The Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the TUG BENSON 
GEORGE MORAN is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, 
with respect to the position of the navigation and towing lights, it is 
not possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions 
enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal 
operation of the vessel. The Commandant further finds and certifies 
that the sidelights (13' 5'' from the vessel's side mounted on the 
pilot house) and the vessel's stern light and towing lights (3' 6'' aft 
of frame 20) are in the closet possible compliance with the applicable 
provisions of the 72 COLREGS and that full compliance with the 72 
COLREGS would not significantly enhance the safety of the vessel's 
operation.
    This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 
CFR 81.18.

    Dated: November 27, 2017.
Captain Byron L. Black,
Chief, Prevention Department, First District, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2017-25791 Filed 11-29-17; 8:45 am]
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