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Safety Zone; St. Johns River, Palatka, FL
Document Number: 05-10274
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the St. Johns River in Palatka, FL for the Blue Crab Festival. This rule is needed to protect participants, vendors, and spectators from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks from a pier over water. Entry into or movement within this zone is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.
Safety Zone; Waters of Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 05-10143
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to implement a temporary safety zone for the TCF Bank Milwaukee Air Expo. This safety zone is necessary to safeguard the public from the hazards associated with air shows. This proposed rule would restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Michigan near Milwaukee Harbor unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Milwaukee or designated representative.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 05-10142
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC). CFIVSAC advises and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard for improving commercial fishing industry safety practices.
Safety Zones: Fort Vancouver Fireworks Display, Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 05-10141
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zone established for the Fort Vancouver Fireworks Display, Vancouver, WA on the waters of the Columbia River on July 4, 2005. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zones: Columbia River, Astoria, OR
Document Number: 05-10140
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zone established for the Astoria Regatta on the waters of the Columbia River. This action is being taken to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
Document Number: 05-10048
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``5th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon,'' an event to be held June 18, 2005 over the waters of Delaware River at Delaware City, DE. 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 Delaware River during the 5th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Special Local Regulations: Annual Fort Myers Beach Air Show, Fort Myers Beach, FL
Document Number: 05-10047
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing permanent special local regulations for the Fort Myers Beach Air Show, Fort Myers Beach, Florida. This event will be held annually on the second consecutive Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of May between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EDT (eastern daylight time). This regulation is needed to restrict persons and vessels from entering the sterile zone (air box) below the aerial demonstration and restrict vessels from mooring/anchoring or transiting within the surrounding regulated area with the exception of the Matanzas Pass Channel. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of life for the participating aircraft, spectators, and mariners in the area on the navigable waters of the United States.
Security Zone Regulations; St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Document Number: 05-10046
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of the HOVENSA refinery facility in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This security zone extends approximately 2 miles seaward from the HOVENSA facility waterfront area along the south coast of the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. This security zone is needed for national security reasons to protect the public and the HOVENSA facility from potential subversive acts. Vessels without scheduled arrivals must receive permission from the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan prior to entering this temporary security zone.
Identity Security and Modernization of the Merchant Mariner Credential Statutes
Document Number: 05-9936
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard believes that identity verification is a critical element of port security, recognizing that we must know and trust those who are provided unescorted access to our port facilities and vessels. The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting to accept comments concerning the President's proposal to implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Report in the area of Merchant Mariner Credentials and to modernize these statutes (hereinafter referred to as ``the proposal''). The proposal may be viewed in the docket for this notice. The Coast Guard also seeks written comments on the proposal.
Safety Zones: Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Portland Zone
Document Number: 05-9915
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zones established May 30, 2003, to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Portland Zone.
Safety Zone; Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, Unalaska Island, AK
Document Number: 05-9925
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the effective period of the safety zone in the Bering Sea, west of and including Makushkin Bay, Unalaska Island, Alaska. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Western Alaska, or their on-scene representative. The intended effect of the proposed safety zone is to mitigate damage to the environment during oil spill recovery operations.
Quarterly Listings; Drawbridge Operation Regulations, Safety Zones and Security Zones
Document Number: 05-9917
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between January 1, 2005 and March 31, 2005, that were not published in the Federal Register. This quarterly notice lists temporary drawbridge operation regulations, safety zones and security zones, all of limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Anchorage Ground; Pacific Ocean at Santa Catalina Island, CA
Document Number: 05-9916
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established three anchorage areas outside Avalon Bay, Santa Catalina Island, California, for large passenger vessels. This rule provides designated anchorage grounds outside the harbor, thereby allowing safe and secure anchorage for an increasing number of large passenger vessels. This rule increases safety for vessels by enhancing voyage planning and by alerting other recreational and commercial vessels to potential anchorage locations for these large vessels.
Virginia Area Maritime Security Committee
Document Number: 05-9829
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Virginia Area Maritime Security (VA AMS) Committee to submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port (COTP) Hampton Roads.
Implementation of Sector Seattle
Document Number: 05-9807
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector Seattle. Sector Seattle is an internal reorganization that combines Group Seattle, Vessel Traffic Service Puget Sound and Marine Safety Office Puget Sound into a single 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 or document.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Chelsea River, MA
Document Number: 05-9702
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary final rule governing the operation of the P.J. McArdle Bridge, mile 0.3, across the Chelsea River between East Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts. This final rule will allow the bridge to remain in the closed position from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 18, 2005, to facilitate the Annual Chelsea River Revel 5K Road Race. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills, and Their Tributaries, NY
Document Number: 05-9701
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge, mile 3.4, across English Kills at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position from May 16 through May 20, May 23 through May 27, and May 30 through June 17, 2005. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 05-9700
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Drawbridge, mile 190.4, Nashville, Tennessee across the Cumberland River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to- navigation position for three consecutive days from 7 a.m. June 11, 2005 until 7 a.m. June 14, 2005. The deviation is necessary to allow time for making repairs of critical mechanical components essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay Bridges Swim Races, Chesapeake Bay, MD
Document Number: 05-9639
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.507 during the Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim and Chesapeake Challenge One Mile Swim events to be held on June 12, 2005. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during and after the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants, and support vessels in the event area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Treasure Island, Pinellas County, FL
Document Number: 05-9638
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard modified the regulations that govern the operation of the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge. The change allows for daily bridge openings every 20-minutes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. This regulation should improve vehicular traffic movement while the Treasure Island Causeway Bridge is undergoing repairs and will not unreasonably interfere with vessel movement.
Special Local Regulation; KFOG “KaBoom” Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-9637
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay for the loading, transport, and launching of fireworks used during the KFOG ``KaBoom'' Fireworks Display to be held on May 21, 2005. These special local regulations are intended to prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within the regulated areas in order to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek, and Carr Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 05-9636
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations for the U.S. Naval Academy Blue Angels Air show to be held May 24 and 25, 2005, over the waters of the Severn River at Annapolis, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and expected vessel congestion during the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants, spectators and vessels transiting the event area.
Security Zone; Duluth Harbor, Duluth, MN
Document Number: 05-9631
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone in Duluth's inner harbor for the Commissioning ceremony of the Coast Guard Cutter ALDER. The security zone is necessary to ensure the security of dignitaries attending this ceremony on June 10, 2005. The security zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Duluth Harbor in Duluth, Minnesota.
Safety Zone; Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Marblehead Harbor, MA
Document Number: 05-9533
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Marblehead Harbor during the closure period.
Safety Zone; Beverly Homecoming Fireworks, Beverly, MA
Document Number: 05-9532
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the Beverly Homecoming Fireworks in Beverly, Massachusetts. This safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. The safety zone would temporarily prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Beverly Harbor during the closure period.
Safety Zone; City of Lynn Fourth of July Celebration, Lynn, MA
Document Number: 05-9531
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the City of Lynn Fourth of July Celebration. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone will prohibit entry into or movement within this portion of Nahant Bay during its effective period.
Regulated Navigation Area; Humboldt Bay Bar Channel and Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel, Humboldt Bay, CA
Document Number: 05-9530
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes designating 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. This RNA includes criteria for when the bar would close, notice requirements, and procedures for waiver requests for vessels transporting oil or certain dangerous cargoes in bulk within Humboldt Bay.
Oil Spill Response Plans: Dispersant Capabilities
Document Number: 05-9529
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of an Internet Web site that provides information on dispersant pre-approval requirements throughout the United States and its territories. The Web site contains information of interest to owners and operators of oil tankers and facilities required to have an oil spill response plan. The Web site, which consists of a chart and map with informational pop-ups, is available to the general public through the Coast Guard's Web site.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 05-9436
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish 34 permanent safety zones for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these zones during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Gulf Gateway Deepwater Port, Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 05-9432
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an interim safety zone around the primary component of the Gulf Gateway Deepwater Port, Gulf of Mexico, and its accompanying systems. The purpose of this safety zone is to protect vessels and mariners from the potential safety hazards associated with deepwater port operations. All vessels, with the exception of deepwater port support vessels, are prohibited from entering into or moving within this safety zone.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 05-9335
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
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. This notice announces a change of location and date for the meeting.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA
Document Number: 05-9303
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operation of the Dominion Boulevard (U.S. 17) Bridge across the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) mile 8.8, at Chesapeake, Virginia. The proposal would change the morning rush hour closure period so that it starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m., and also allow the bridge to open every hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. The proposed change is necessary to relieve vehicular traffic congestion and reduce traffic delays between weekday rush hours while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Iowa and Illinois
Document Number: 05-9302
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., June 4, 2005. The deviation is necessary to allow time for making repairs to mechanical components essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Committee Charter Renewal
Document Number: 05-9301
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by statute.
Security Zone; Protection of Military Cargo, Captain of the Port Zone Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 05-9208
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port Puget Sound will begin enforcing the Budd Inlet security zone in West Bay, Olympia, WA on Monday, May 9, 2005, at 8 a.m. Pacific daylight time. The security zone provides for the security of Department of Defense assets and military cargo in the navigable waters of Puget Sound and adjacent waters. The security zone will be enforced until Friday, May 13, 2005, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific daylight time.
Security Zone; San Francisco Bay, Oakland Estuary, Alameda, CA
Document Number: 05-9206
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise the perimeter of the existing security zone that extends approximately 150 feet 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 would prohibit 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.
Security Zone: Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: 05-9154
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River security zone. This regulation is enforced annually during the Portland, Oregon Rose Festival on the waters of the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges. The proposed change would clarify the annual enforcement period for this regulation. This change is intended to better inform the boating public and to improve the level of safety at this event. Entry into the area established is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations: Annual Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix; Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, FL
Document Number: 05-9079
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the permanent special local regulations for the Suncoast Offshore Challenge and the Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix in the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Florida. By existing permanent special local regulations, these two race events have nearly identical course and time characteristics, however one event is held annually on the first Saturday of July and the other event is held annually on the first Sunday of July. The sponsor has decided to combine the events into a single day, reduced the length of the racecourse, and modified the times of the event which would take place annually on the first Sunday of July between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time). These amended regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life for the participating vessels, spectators, and mariners on the navigable waters of the United States during the event.
Special Local Regulations; National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 05-9078
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is permanently amending the special local regulation governing general navigation and anchorage in the vicinity of the Annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, Washington. Changes made to this regulation will clarify its annual enforcement date. This change is intended to better inform the boating public and to improve the level of safety at this event. Entry into the area established is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Security Zone; Georgetown Channel, Potomac River, Washington, DC
Document Number: 05-9077
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone on the waters of the upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of visitors to the annual July 4th celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The security zone will allow for control of a designated area of the river and safeguard spectators and high-ranking officials.
Update of Implementation of Sector Detroit, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Sector Buffalo, and Sector Lake Michigan
Document Number: 05-9037
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard previously announced the stand-up of Sector Detroit, Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Sector Buffalo, and Sector Lake Michigan under this docket. This notice provides an update to the process of establishing Sectors in the Ninth Coast Guard District. The date on which all boundaries of areas of responsibility will shift has changed from August 12, 2005 to July 29, 2005 to coincide with the stand-up of the last Sector, Sector Lake Michigan. The Commanding Officer of each Sector will have the authority, responsibility and missions of its corresponding Group, Captain of the Port (COTP) and Marine Safety Offices. 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 or document.
Security Zones; Charleston Harbor, Cooper River, SC
Document Number: 05-9036
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a permanent fixed security zone in the waters from the Don Holt, I-526 Bridge, on the Cooper River to the entrance of Foster Creek on the Cooper River, South Carolina. This security zone is necessary to protect the public and port from potential subversive acts during port embarkation operations. During enforcement of the security zone vessels would be prohibited from entering, transiting, anchoring, mooring, or loitering within this zone, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Charleston, South Carolina, or the Captain of the Port's designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0067 and 1625-0068
Document Number: 05-9035
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-06
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 two Information Collection Requests (ICRs)(1) 1625-0067, Claims Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, and (2) 1625-0068, State Access to The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund For Removal Costs Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990abstracted 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.
Safety Zones; Long Island Sound Annual Fireworks Displays
Document Number: 05-8940
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to revise regulations governing safety zones for fireworks displays in Long Island Sound. This revision would establish 9 new permanent safety zones, would revise the location for one established fireworks safety zone, and would amend the notification and enforcement provisions to include additional launches from beach areas. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events.
Safety Zone; Legal Seafood Firework Display Boston, MA
Document Number: 05-8927
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the Legal Seafood Firework Display in Boston, Massachusetts. The safety zone would temporarily close all waters of Boston Harbor within a 400-yard radius of the fireworks barge, temporarily prohibiting entry into or movement within this portion of Boston Harbor. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property during a firework display.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port, Portland Zone
Document Number: 05-8822
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, will enforce the safety zones established for the Cinco de Mayo Fireworks Display and the Portland Rose Festival Fireworks Display on the waters of the Willamette River on May 6, 2005 and June 3, 2005 respectively. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with the display of fireworks. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States
Document Number: 05-8726
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that effective anti-terrorism measures are not in place in ports of certain countries and will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from those countries.
Regulated Navigation Area, Security Zone and Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Port Everglades, FL
Document Number: 05-8570
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area, temporary security zone and temporary drawbridge operation regulation during the Organization of American States (OAS) conference. These regulations are needed to provide for public safety and security during the OAS conference. The regulations will control the movement of vessels within the regulated navigation area, restrict access to the security zone, and alter the schedule of the Brooks Memorial Bascule Bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River-Eastern Branch, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 05-8569
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulations that govern the operation of the Norfolk Southern (NS) Railroad Bridge (NS V2.8) across the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River, at mile 2.7, in Norfolk, VA. The final rule allows the NS V2.8 bridge to be operated from a remote location, and to remain open for vessel traffic and to close only for train crossings and periodic maintenance. This rule will make the operation of the bridge more efficient, because currently the bridge only opens on signal, or on signal after notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, Virginia
Document Number: 05-8568
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-04-29
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 Norfolk Southern (NS) 5 Railroad Bridge across the Elizabeth River, Eastern Branch, at mile 1.1, in Norfolk, VA in May 2005. To facilitate extensive maintenance that is required at the bridge, the deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for three daytime closure periods during May, each closure period lasting 2 to 4 days.