Safety Zone: Mathews County Fireworks Event, East River, Mathews, VA
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a 1200 foot safety zone in the vicinity of Mathews, VA centered on position 37-23-56N/076-20- 42W on July 1, 2006 in support of the Mathews County Fireworks Event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the East River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone: Stars in the Sky Fireworks Celebration, James River, Newport News, VA
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a 1000 foot safety zone in the vicinity of Newport News, VA centered on position 37-58-30N/076- 26-19W on July 4, 2006 in support of the Stars in the Sky Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on James River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.
Safety Zone; Lowcountry Splash, Charleston Harbor, Charleston, SC
The Coast Guard proposes to create a temporary safety zone in the Wando River, Cooper River, and Charleston Harbor from Hobcaw Yacht Club to Charleston Harbor Marina along the coast of Mount Pleasant, SC, to approximately 150 yards offshore, during the Lowcountry Splash swimming event on June 24, 2006. A safety zone is necessary to prevent commercial or recreational boating traffic from interfering with swimmers on the racecourse. This rule provides for the safety of swimmers and vessels transiting the area.
Safety Zone; Tarague Basin and Adjacent Waters, GU
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the North Pacific Ocean bounded by a circle with a 2077-yard radius, centered at 13[deg]35'35'' North Latitude and 144[deg]56'29'' East Longitude (NAD 1983) in the vicinity of Pati Point, Guam. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners who would otherwise transit or be within this area from possible safety hazards associated with U.S. Air Force detonation range operations. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP).