Towing Safety Advisory Committee
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups will meet as required to discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public.
Exclusion Zones for Marine LNG Spills
The Coast Guard announces the availability of its response to a petition for rulemaking requesting issuance of regulations establishing thermal and vapor dispersion exclusion zones for marine spills of liquefied natural gas (LNG), by the City of Fall River, MA. The Coast Guard has determined that such a rulemaking project is unnecessary.
Safety Zone: North Portland Harbor Dredging Operations; Portland, OR
This document contains a correction to effective date of the temporary final rule establishing a temporary safety zone on the Columbia River, in the vicinity of Hayden Island at North Portland Harbor (CGD-13-06-002) published on January 25, 2006, in the Federal Register (71 FR 4043).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mississippi River, Iowa and Illinois
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the Clinton Railroad Drawbridge, Mile 518.0, Upper Mississippi River at Clinton, Iowa. Under the rule, the drawbridge shall open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given from 12:01 a.m., on January 20, 2006 until 9 a.m., on March 1, 2006. This rule allows time for making upgrades to critical mechanical components and to perform scheduled annual maintenance/repairs to the bridge.