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National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-17214
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) and its Liftboat III Subcommittee will meet to discuss various issues relating to offshore safety and security. Both meetings will be open to the public.
Implementation of Sector New Orleans
Document Number: 05-17207
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector New Orleans. The creation of Sector New Orleans is an internal reorganization to combine Group New Orleans, Marine Safety Office New Orleans, and Marine Safety Office Morgan City into one command. The Coast Guard has established a continuity of operations whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official and/or document.
Safety Zone; Northerly Island, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 05-17160
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Stormwater Conveyance System Construction Project located off of Northerly Island, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL. The safety zone is necessary to protect vessels and persons from potential hazards during the initial tunneling phase of the project. This phase will involve extensive blasting operations. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan in Chicago, IL.
Safety Zone; Celebrate Baldwinsville Fireworks, Baldwinsville, NY
Document Number: 05-17159
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the Seneca River. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Seneca River, New York.
Implementation of Sector Jacksonville
Document Number: 05-17158
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the establishment of Sector Jacksonville. The Sector Jacksonville Commanding Officer will have the authority, responsibility and missions of a Group Commander, Captain of the Port (COTP) and Commanding Officer, Marine Safety Office (MSO). The Coast Guard has established a continuity of operations order whereby all previous practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official and/or document.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-17192
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Licensing Implementation Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet to discuss matters relating to specific issues of towing safety. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Skidaway Bridge (SR 204), Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 592.9, Savannah, Chatham County, GA
Document Number: 05-17095
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulations of the Skidaway Bridge (SR 204) across the Intracoastal Waterway, mile 592.9, in Savannah, Georgia. This rule allows the bridge to open on signal, except that from Monday through Friday, not including Federal holidays, the bridge need only open on the hour between 6:31 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. and on the hour and half hour between 4:31 p.m. and 6:29 p.m.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Petaluma River, Blackpoint, CA
Document Number: 05-17094
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Blackpoint Railroad Drawbridge across the Petaluma River, mile 0.8, at Blackpoint, CA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for necessary bridge repair.
Annual Certification of Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council (CIRCAC)
Document Number: 05-17093
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Under the Oil Terminal and Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens' advisory council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This certification allows the advisory group to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by the statute. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the alternative voluntary advisory group for Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Safety Zone; Irish Festival Currach Races, Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 05-17092
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, WI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan during the Irish Festival Currach Races. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with boat races.
Safety Zone Regulations, New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project
Document Number: 05-17091
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period for a temporary safety zone during preconstruction for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction project. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from hazards associated with the transport and construction of the cable wires and cable bands being used to construct the catwalk for the new bridge. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 05-17087
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon'', an event to be held October 1, 2005 on the waters of Choptank River at Cambridge, MD. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Choptank River during the Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon swim.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
Document Number: 05-16923
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulation governing the Rock Island Railroad & Highway Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River at Mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The drawbridge need not open for river traffic and may remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on September 25, 2005. This rule allows the drawbridge be maintained in the closed-to- navigation position to allow the annually scheduled running of a foot race as part of a local community event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 05-16859
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the Chief John Ross Drawbridge, mile 464.1, across the Tennessee River at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Under the proposed rule, the drawbridge need not open for river traffic and may remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m., December 1, 2005 until 8 a.m., July 1, 2006. This proposed rule would allow the drawbridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position to allow major repair work to be performed on the bridge.
Regulated Navigation Area; Humboldt Bay Bar Channel and Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel, Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-16794
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing the Humboldt Bay Bar Channel and the Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel as a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) for certain commercial vessels transporting oil or hazardous material as cargo. This action is necessary to reduce significant hazards to subject vessels, the port and the public that are present during periods of poor weather conditions. The RNA codifies existing Captain of the Port San Francisco Bay (COTP) policies for vessels transporting oil or certain dangerous cargoes in bulk within Humboldt Bay.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-16793
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 05-16792
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Port of Baltimore, Maryland during the movement of the historic Sloop- of-War U.S.S. CONSTELLATION. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the dead ship tow of the vessel from its berth, to the Fort McHenry Angle on the Patapsco River, and return. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Northwest Harbor, and the Patapsco River.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 05-16516
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the drawbridge operation regulations for bridges on the Willamette River, Oregon. This proposed revision would reorganize the text into a more understandable format with minor editing of the regulations, and change the operating regulations for the draw of the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.4, at Portland, Oregon. The proposed change to the Burnside Bridge operating regulation will enable the bridge owner to provide single-leaf operation of the bridge, except during the Rose Festival, to facilitate major structural and mechanical rehabilitation of the bridge. Repairs are currently expected to last approximately two years, after which it is expected that the operating regulation will be revised to provide for double-leaf operation again.
Security Zone; San Francisco Bay, Oakland Estuary, Alameda, CA
Document Number: 05-16515
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the perimeter of the existing security zone that extends approximately 50 yards into the navigable waters of the Oakland Estuary, Alameda, California, around the United States Coast Guard Island Pier to coincide with the perimeter of a floating security barrier. This action is necessary to provide continued security for the military service members on board vessels moored at the pier and the government property associated with these valuable national assets. This security zone prohibits all persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, or anchoring within a portion of the Oakland Estuary surrounding the Coast Guard Island Pier unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, South Branch of the Elizabeth River, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 05-16494
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulations that govern the operation of the Dominion Boulevard (US 17) Bridge across the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) mile 8.8, at Chesapeake, Virginia. This rule will change the morning rush hour closure period so that it starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and Federal holidays, the draw need be opened every hour on the hour. This change is necessary to relieve vehicular traffic congestion and reduce traffic delays during weekday rush hour periods, and on weekends and Federal holidays, while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0011
Document Number: 05-16462
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded one Information Collection Request (ICR)1625-0011, CG-2554 Private Aids to Navigation, and CG-4143 Application for Class I Private Aids to Navigation Artificial Islands/Fixed Structuresabstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Susquehanna River, Port Deposit, MD
Document Number: 05-16415
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for ``Ragin' on the River'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Susquehanna River adjacent to Port Deposit, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Susquehanna River adjacent to Port Deposit, Maryland during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Patuxent River, Solomons, MD
Document Number: 05-16414
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Patuxent River Air Expo 2005'', an event to be held over the waters of the lower Patuxent River near Solomons, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Patuxent River during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 05-16413
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for ``Thunder over the Boardwalk'', an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey during the aerial demonstration.
Implementation of Sector Hampton Roads
Document Number: 05-16412
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Hampton Roads and its subordinate unit, Sector Field Office (SFO) Eastern Shore. Sector Hampton Roads is subordinate to the Fifth Coast Guard District Commander. The Sector Hampton Roads Commander has the authority, responsibility, and missions of the prior Group Hampton Roads Commander, Commanding Officer Marine Safety Office Hampton Roads, Captain of the Port (COTP), Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI), Federal on Scene Coordinator (FOSC), Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), and Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator (SMC). The Deputy Sector Commander is designated alternate COTP, FMSC, FOSC, SMC and Acting OCMI. The Deputy Sector Commander also assumes active search suspension (ACTSUS) authority in the absence of the Sector Commander. The Commander of SFO Eastern Shore is subordinate to the Sector Commander and is vested with all the rights, responsibilities, duties, and authority of a Group Commander, which includes SMC. In the absence of the SFO Commander, SMC authority may remain with the Acting Commander. However, active search suspension (ACTSUS) authority will revert to the Commander, Sector Hampton Roads. A continuity of operations order has been issued ensuring that all previous MSO Hampton Roads, Group Hampton Roads, and Group Eastern Shore practices and procedures will remain in effect until superseded by an authorized Coast Guard official and/or document. This continuity of operations order addresses existing COTP regulations, orders, directives and policies.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ
Document Number: 05-16411
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Liberty Grand Prix'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Delaware River adjacent to Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic between the Walt Whitman and Benjamin Franklin bridges in the Delaware River during the power boat race.
Security Zone; Port Townsend Waterway, Puget Sound, WA, Naval Exercise
Document Number: 05-16286
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for Naval and Army vessels while conducting ammunitions transfers in a designated area near Indian Island, Washington. The Coast Guard is taking this action to provide safety and security for Naval and Army vessels from terrorism, sabotage, other subversive acts, to allow sufficient maneuvering area for the vessel, and to maintain a sufficient blast radius from land in an event of an accident. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Document Number: 05-16285
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the operating regulations for the Michigan Street Bridge and establish permanent winter operating hours for the Bayview Bridge, both in Sturgeon Bay, WI. The proposed rule is expected to reflect the need for bridge openings during winter months and still provide for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Massalina Bayou, Panama City, FL
Document Number: 05-16284
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has temporarily changed the regulation governing the operation of the Tarpon Dock bascule span drawbridge across Massalina Bayou, mile 0.0, at Panama City, Bay County, Florida. The regulation will allow the draw of the bridge to remain closed to navigation for one hour to facilitate the American Heart Walk.
Letter of Recommendation; Proposed Broadwater LNG Project, Long Island Sound
Document Number: 05-16287
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the requirements in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 127.009, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound, is preparing a Letter of Recommendation as to the suitability of Long Island Sound for liquefied natural gas (LNG) marine traffic. This Letter of Recommendation will encompass the marine safety and security aspects associated with the proposed Broadwater LNG facility. The letter of recommendation is in response to a Letter of Intent submitted by Broadwater Energy, a joint venture of Shell Oil and TransCanada Corporation, to construct and operate an offshore floating, storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the New York State waters of Long Island Sound. Because the proposed facility would be located in state waters, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is the lead Federal agency for this proposed project. The COTP Long Island Sound is soliciting written comments and related material, and will join FERC at four public meetings seeking comments, pertaining specifically to maritime safety and security aspects of the proposed LNG facility. In preparation for issuance of a letter of recommendation and the completion of certain other regulatory mandates, the COTP Long Island Sound will consider comments received from the public as input into the Coast Guard's assessment of potential waterway safety and port security issues associated with the proposed facility.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Anna Maria, FL
Document Number: 05-16229
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating regulations governing the Cortez (SR 684) bridge and the Anna Maria (SR 64) bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 89.2 in Anna Maria, Manatee County, Florida. This proposed rule would require the drawbridges to open on a 30-minute schedule if vessels are present. However, the drawbridges are not required to open during the morning and afternoon rush hours. This proposed action may improve the movement of vehicular traffic while not unreasonably interfering with the movement of vessel traffic.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Broward County, FL
Document Number: 05-16180
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing the operation of 10 drawbridges, and establish operating regulations for 2 drawbridges, all of which cross the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Broward County, FL. The proposed rule would require all of these drawbridges to open twice an hour. The proposed schedule is based on a request from Broward County officials, a test the Coast Guard conducted from December, 2004, until February, 2005, and comments received from the public based on the test. The proposed schedule meets the reasonable needs of navigation while accommodating increased vehicular traffic throughout the county.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 05-16151
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet as required to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Piankatank River, Gloucester County, VA
Document Number: 05-16018
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the ``2005 Piankatank River Race''. Pursuant to 33 CFR 100.25, the marine event permit application for a powerboat race to be held on the Piankatank River in Virginia on July 23, 2005 was disapproved.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0018
Document Number: 05-16017
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded one Information Collection Request (ICR)1625-0018, Official Logbook abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0035 and 1625-0051
Document Number: 05-16015
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Coast Guard intends to seek the approval of OMB for the renewal of two Information Collection Requests (ICRs). The ICRs are for 1625-0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, and Engineering Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices, and 1625-0051, A) Reports of MARPOL 73/78 Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS) and Garbage Discharge; B) Application for Equivalents, Exemptions and Alternatives; and C) Voluntary Reports of Pollution Sightings. Before submitting the ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Manasquan River, Manasquan Inlet and Atlantic Ocean, Point Pleasant Beach to Bay Head, NJ, Change of Location
Document Number: 05-15783
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On July 15, 2005, the Coast Guard published a temporary final rule in the Federal Register establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Point Pleasant OPA/NJ Offshore Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Manasquan River, Manasquan Inlet and Atlantic Ocean between Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head, New Jersey. On July 21, 2005, the Coast Guard learned that this marine event was proposed to be conducted at a different location. This rule changes the location of the temporary regulated area. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the regulated area during the event.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal
Document Number: 05-15782
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of Homeland Security has renewed the charter for the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) for 2 years from July 5, 2005, until July 5, 2007. CTAC is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770). It advises the Coast Guard on safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels and barges in U.S. ports and waterways.
Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 05-15781
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the previously established temporary final rule published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2005 which created a regulated navigation area on the Illinois Waterway near Romeoville, IL. This temporary regulated navigation area will place navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting through the demonstration electrical dispersal barrier located on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal. This regulated navigation area is necessary to protect vessels and their crews from harm as a result of electrical discharges emitting from the electrical dispersal barrier as vessels transit over it.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Fox River, Green Bay, WI and DePere, WI
Document Number: 05-15779
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the operating regulations for the Main Street, Walnut Street, Mason Street (Tilleman Memorial), and George Street highway drawbridges to establish permanent winter operating hours, and to establish operating regulations for two Canadian National Railway drawbridges. All six of these drawbridges are located over the Fox River at Green Bay, WI and DePere, WI. The proposed rule is expected to reflect the need for bridge openings during winter months and still provide for the reasonable needs of navigation. The proposed establishment of regulations for the Canadian National drawbridges would provide consistency for operating regulations for all drawbridges at Green Bay and DePere.
Quarterly Listings; Special Local Regulations, Safety Zones and Security Zones
Document Number: 05-15620
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between April 1, 2005 and June 30, 2005, that were not published in the Federal Register. This quarterly notice lists special local regulations, safety zones and security zones, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Alexandria, VA and Oxon Hill, MD
Document Number: 05-15619
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across the Potomac River between Alexandria, VA and Oxon Hill, MD. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed to navigation from 8 p.m. on August 12, 2005, to 5 a.m. on August 15, 2005, to facilitate the beltway shift of vehicular traffic for the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge construction project.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 05-15618
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the I-695 Bridge across Curtis Creek, mile 0.9, at Baltimore, MD. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed to navigation on two 5-day closure periods to facilitate repairs to the main control system of the bridge.
Safety Zone Regulations, New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project
Document Number: 05-15617
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone during the construction of temporary aerial scaffolding, catwalk, superstructure suspension system, main cable wires, cable bands, and suspender ropes being used for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction project. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from hazards associated with the transport and construction of the cable wires and cable bands being used to construct the catwalk for the new bridge. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Re-opening of South Berth at Dominion Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Facility, Calvert County, MD
Document Number: 05-15616
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the review of a request from Dominion Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Limited Partnership to begin using the south berth of its facility for receiving LNG vessels. The Coast Guard solicits public comments to consider during the approval process for this request.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-15615
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. MERPAC advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to the training, qualifications, licensing, and certification of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine. All meetings will be open to the public.
Anchorage Regulations; Mississippi River Below Baton Rouge, LA, Including South and Southwest Passes
Document Number: 05-15566
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard will meet to discuss the comments received relating to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Kenner Bend Anchorage as published in the Federal Register on Wednesday April 27, 2005.
Security Zone; Protection of Military Cargo, Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 05-15565
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Puget Sound published in the Federal Register of December 10, 2004, a final rule concerning security zones for the protection of military cargo loading and unloading operations in the navigable waters of Puget Sound. Wording in Sec. 165.1321(c)(3) is being corrected to fix a typographical error in the latitude and longitude of the last point listed in the security zone. This document makes this correction.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY
Document Number: 05-15564
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge, at mile 16.1, across Goose Creek, New York. Under this temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, on the half hour, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given. At all other times the bridge will open on signal after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY
Document Number: 05-15563
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge, at mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel, New York. Under this temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, on the hour, between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given. At all other times the bridge will open on signal after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge.