Coast Guard April 17, 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Ballast Water Reporting by Foreign-flag Vessels Bound for the Great Lakes.
Document Number: E6-5652
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces this notice as clarification of the ballast water reporting requirements for foreign-flag vessels bound for the Great Lakes from outside the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, NC
Document Number: E6-5606
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for the ``Roar on the River Rampage'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. 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 Pasquotank River adjacent to Clarksville, Virginia during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Mill Creek, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA
Document Number: E6-5605
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for the ``Hampton Cup Regatta'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of Mill Creek, near Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. 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 Mill Creek adjacent to Fort Monroe during the power boat race.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) Charter Renewal
Document Number: E6-5604
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-17
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 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 the statute. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Safety Zone; 1.5NM North of Glass Breakwater, Philippine Sea, GU
Document Number: 06-3610
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Philippine Sea. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners who would otherwise transit or be within the affected area from possible safety hazards associated with this simulated floating mine neutralization exercise. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Safety Zone; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 06-3609
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on the Illinois Waterway near Romeoville, Illinois. This safety zone is necessary to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal during safety testing of the permanent electrical dispersal barrier. This safety zone intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Canal in Romeoville, IL, at various times over a 30 day period.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Martin Lagoon, Middle River, MD
Document Number: 06-3608
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-04-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Baltimore County Community Waterfront Festival'', an event to be held May 13, 2006 at Martin Lagoon, Middle River, 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 temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Middle River waterfront to accommodate watercraft static displays, fire-rescue demonstrations and a fireworks display.