Coast Guard July 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; N.E. 14th Street Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1055.0, Pompano, FL
Document Number: E6-11877
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulations governing the operation of the N.E. 14th Street Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 1055.0, Pompano, Florida. This temporary rule provides for solely single-leaf bridge operations twice an hour between July 5, 2006 and September 30, 2006. During this period, the bridge will operate on a single-leaf schedule unless a four hour notice is provided for double-leaf openings.
Special Local Regulation: Annual Dragon Boat Races, Portland, OR
Document Number: E6-11876
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent special local regulation for the Dragon Boat Races held annually on the second Saturday and Sunday of June on the waters of the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon. These special local regulations limit the movement of non-participating vessels in the regulated race area. This rule will provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This rule will also remove special local regulations for the formerly- annual, Clarkston, Washington, Limited Hydroplane Races which no longer occur on a regular basis.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Thames River, New London, CT
Document Number: E6-11730
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Amtrak Bridge, across the Thames River, mile 3.0, at New London, Connecticut. This deviation, in effect from July 14, 2006 through September 11, 2006, allows the bridge to remain in the closed position except during specific time periods when the bridge will remain open for the passage of vessel traffic. This deviation is necessary to facilitate unscheduled bridge repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hutchinson River, Bronx, NY
Document Number: E6-11729
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the AMTRAK Pelham Bay Bridge, across the Hutchinson River, mile 0.5, at New York City, New York. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. on July 23, 30, August 13, 20, and 27, 2006. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; John H. Kerr Reservoir, Clarksville, VA
Document Number: E6-11630
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``Clarksville Hydroplane Challenge'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the John H. Kerr Reservoir adjacent to Clarksville, 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 the John H. Kerr Reservoir adjacent to Clarksville, Virginia during the power boat race.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number 1625-0087
Document Number: E6-11628
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-21
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 is forwarding one Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request a reinstatement of a previously-approved collection of information: 1625- 0087, U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) Customer Survey. 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.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-11488
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) Subcommittee on Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS) will meet to discuss various issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous materials in bulk. The CTAC Working Groups on Barge Emissions and Placarding; the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL) Annex II; and Marine Vapor Control Systems will also meet to discuss environmental issues and proposed changes to regulations. These meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; John's Pass, Tampa Bay, FL
Document Number: E6-11486
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Tampa Bay, Florida in the vicinity of the John's Pass Bascule Bridge. This safety zone is being established to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the blasting demolition of the concrete portions of the John's Pass Bascule Bridge. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
Document Number: E6-11378
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily revising the operating regulations for the First Avenue South dual drawbridges across the Duwamish Waterway, mile 2.5, at Seattle, Washington. The change will enable the bridge owner to keep the bridges closed during night hours for a period longer than 60 days. This will facilitate painting the structure while properly containing debris and paint.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E6-11377
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Catholic Charities Dragon Boat Races'', a marine event to be held September 9, 2006 on the waters of the Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, 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 Baltimore Inner Harbor during the event.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
Document Number: E6-11376
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Water Sport Expo, Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: E6-11374
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the Buffalo Outer Harbor during the Great Lakes Water Sport Expo on July 30, 2006. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and vessels from the hazards associated with an open water swim. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, New York.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Great Dismal Swamp Canal, South Mills, NC
Document Number: E6-11274
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing regulations that govern the operation of the new Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge, at the Alternate Route of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) mile 28.0, in South Mills, NC. The final rule will maintain a level of operational capabilities that will continue to provide for the reasonable needs of the North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation Visitor Center, at the Great Dismal Swamp, and vessel navigation.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number 1625-0104 and 1625-0110
Document Number: E6-11206
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of approval for the following collections of information: 1625-0104, Barges Carrying Bulk Hazardous Materials, and 1625-0110, Maritime Identification CredentialsTitle 33 CFR Part 125. Before submitting the ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers 1625-0016, 1625-0023, and 1625-0033
Document Number: E6-11205
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of their approval of the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0016, Welding and Hot Works Permits; Posting of Warning Signs; (2) 1625-0023, Barge Fleeting Facility Records; and (3) 1625-0033, Display of Fire Control Plans for Vessels. Before submitting the ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers 1625-0052, 1625-0057, and 1625-0065
Document Number: E6-11167
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of their approval of the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0052, Nondestructive Testing of Certain Cargo Tanks on Unmanned Barges; (2) 1625-0057, Small Passenger VesselsTitle 46 CFR Subchapters K and T, and the revision of collection (3) 1625- 0065, Offshore Supply VesselsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter L. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments on them as described below.
Meeting of the Office of Boating Safety's Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Panel
Document Number: E6-11105
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard's Office of Boating Safety is sponsoring a panel of representatives of the recreational boating community to discuss strategic planning goals, objectives and strategies that the Coast Guard may use to improve recreational boating safety. This meeting is open to the public.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament; Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: E6-10585
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule temporarily suspends the current special local regulations, established for the Annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament, Jacksonville, Florida, and adds a temporary final rule for the event due to changes in the tournament this year. This special local regulation is necessary to reflect the changes made to the tournament by the sponsor and to ensure the safety of participating vessels and spectators within the regulated area.
Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: E6-11062
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to update the rates for pilotage on the Great Lakes. Based on our review we propose to adjust the pilotage rates an average of 6% for the 2006 shipping season to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and returns on investment.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-11000
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will hold a meeting to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This notice announces the date, time, and location for the meeting of the NMSAC.
Safety Zone; North San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E6-10999
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of a fireworks display series near the maritime navigational channel in the vicinity of the North Embarcadero. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, participants of the event, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E6-10982
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, 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 the Choptank River during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: E6-10981
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for the ``East Coast Boat Racing Club power boat race'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Chesapeake Bay adjacent to Cape Charles, 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 on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Cape Charles Beach, Cape Charles, Virginia during the event.
Safety Zone; BART Transbay Tube Seismic Upgrade; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: E6-10980
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a moving temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, California during vibro penetration testing for a seismic upgrade of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Transbay tube. The testing will require placement of a barge at test sites along the BART Transbay tube. The safety zone will surround the barge and move with the barge as it conducts the tests at seven sites along the BART Transbay tube. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards, injury, and damage associated with the vibro penetration testing. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; James River, Between Isle of Wight and Newport News, VA
Document Number: E6-10979
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the regulations that govern the operation of the James River Bridge, at mile 5.0, between Isle of Wight and Newport News, Virginia. The temporary final rule will provide vessel openings of the drawbridge upon two hours advance notice 24 hours a day beginning at 7 a.m. July 13, 2006. This action was requested by the contractor, on behalf of Virginia Department of Transportation (DOT), to facilitate sandblasting and painting operations.
Letter of Recommendation, Proposed LNG Project, Jordan Cove Energy Project, LP, Coos County, OR
Document Number: E6-10978
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing this correction to an earlier notice that published on June 27, 2006, in order to correct and update the time of the Public Meeting and the Request for Written Comments. Our earlier notice listed an incorrect start time for the public meeting and due date for written comments.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Assateague Channel, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: E6-10977
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations for the 2006 Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim, a marine event to be held July 26 and July 28, 2006, on the waters of Assateague Channel at Chincoteague, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of the waterway and to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of spectators and vessels transiting the event area.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: E6-10976
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish permanent special local regulations during the ``Chesapeakeman Ultra Triathlon'', a marine event to be held annually on the last Saturday in September on the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, MD. For 2006 this marine event will be held on September 30, 2006. 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, NJ
Document Number: E6-10975
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish permanent special local regulations during the ``Sunset Lake Hydrofest'', a marine event to be held annually on the last weekend in September or the first weekend in October on the waters of Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. For 2006 this marine event will be held on September 30 and October 1, 2006. 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 Sunset Lake during the event.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E6-10890
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: E6-10761
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge, across Goose Creek, at mile 16.1, at Jones Beach, New York. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow the bridge to open on signal if at least a half-hour notice is given to the New York State Department of Transportation, except that, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays, the draw shall be opened every hour on the half-hour after at least a half-hour notice is given.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Saugus River, Lynn and Revere, MA
Document Number: E6-10760
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the General Edwards SR1A Bridge, at mile 1.7, across the Saugus River between Lynn and Revere, Massachusetts. This change to the drawbridge operation regulations would allow the bridge to remain in the closed position from November 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007. This action is necessary to facilitate structural maintenance at the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: E6-10759
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel at mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow the bridge to open on signal if at least a half-hour notice is given to the New York State Department of Transportation, except that, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays, the draw shall open every hour, on the hour, if at least a half-hour notice is given.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: E6-10758
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge, across Long Creek at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New York. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow the bridge to open on signal for all marine traffic, Monday through Friday twice an hour at twenty and fifty minutes after the hour, from 6:20 a.m. to 7:20 p.m., except that, between 9:50 a.m. and 3:20 p.m., the bridge shall open on signal for all commercial vessels. On Saturday, Sunday, and Federal Holidays, the bridge shall open on signal once an hour, at twenty minutes after the hour, between 7:20 a.m. and 8:20 p.m., except that, the bridge shall open on signal for all commercial vessels. At all other times the bridge shall open on signal for all vessel traffic.
Safety Zone; Sanibel Island Bridge, Ft. Myers Beach, FL
Document Number: E6-10651
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of San Carlos Bay, Florida in the vicinity of the Sanibel Island Bridge span ``A'' while bridge construction is conducted. This rule is necessary to ensure the safety of the construction workers and mariners on the navigable waters of the United States.
Safety and Security Zones; Tall Ships Celebration 2006, Great Lakes, Cleveland, OH, Bay City, MI, Green Bay, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E6-10650
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety and security zones around Tall Ships visiting the Great Lakes during Tall Ships Celebration 2006. These safety and security zones will provide for the regulation of vessel traffic in the vicinity of Tall Ships in the navigable waters of the United States. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard participants and spectators from the safety hazards associated with the limited maneuverability of these tall ships and to ensure public safety during Tall Ships events.
Safety Zone; Grand Island, Stephens Passage
Document Number: E6-10649
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters south of Grand Island in Stephens Passage. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from entering within 2.5 nautical miles of a Coast Guard vessel that is conducting gunnery exercises. Entry into this safety zone, while it is activated and enforced, is prohibited unless authorized by the on-scene U.S. Coast Guard vessel. This safety zone and its periodic activations are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with the firing of weapons.
Safety Zone; Beaufort Water Festival Fireworks, Beaufort River, Beaufort, SC
Document Number: E6-10648
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Beaufort River for a fireworks display. The temporary safety zone extends 460 feet in all directions from the center of a barge located in Beaufort River, Beaufort, South Carolina in approximate position 32[deg]25.632' N, 080[deg]40.600' W. This rule prohibits entry, anchoring, mooring or transiting within the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Charleston or his designated representative. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of Beaufort River due to the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: E6-10595
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing temporary regulations that govern the operation of the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This temporary final rule establishes the same operating requirements for the new drawbridge that is currently in effect for the existing-to-be-removed drawbridge.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E6-10593
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``SBIPFountain Powerboats Kilo Run and Super Boat Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held August 4 and August 6, 2006, on the waters of the Pamlico River, near Washington, 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 Pamlico River during the event.
Safety Zone; Fundacion Amistad Fireworks, Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton, NY
Document Number: E6-10592
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Fundacion Amistad Fireworks in Three Mile Harbor off of East Hampton, NY. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime community from the hazards posed by the fireworks display. Entry into or movement within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: E6-10590
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
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 new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This deviation allows the new drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning on June 26, 2006 until and including August 25, 2006, to facilitate completion of the Outer Loop portion for the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge construction project.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: E6-10589
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for ``Thunder Over the Boardwalk Airshow'', 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 proposed action would restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey during the aerial demonstration.
Special Local Regulations: Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix; Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota, FL
Document Number: E6-10584
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule temporarily suspends 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. This year, the sponsor has decided to combine the events into a single day, reduce the length of the racecourse, and modify the times of the event. Therefore, this rule also adds new temporary special local regulations to account for the changes and 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 Regulation; Annual Gasparilla Marine Parade, Hillsborough Bay, Tampa, FL
Document Number: E6-10583
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the permanent special local regulation for the Annual Gasparilla Marine Parade, Hillsborough Bay, and Tampa Bay, FL. This proposed rule would change the date of the event by moving it up one week, from the first weekend in February to the last weekend in January. Additionally, this regulation will create a parade staging area and a 50 foot safety zone around officially entered parade boats during the parade. This action is necessary because the date on which the parade is held annually has changed. Restricting access to the parade staging area box is necessary to ensure the official parade boats are properly lined up to begin the parade. A 50 foot safety zone around officially entered parade boats is necessary to ensure the safety of the parade participants due to safety concerns caused by an increasing number of spectator vessels that gather to watch the parade.
Safety Zone; Lignelli Wedding Fireworks, Atlantic Ocean, Water Mill, NY
Document Number: E6-10472
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Lignelli Wedding Fireworks in the Atlantic Ocean off of 381 Dune Road, Water Mill, NY. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime community from the hazards posed by the fireworks display. Entry into or movement within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; French Festival Fireworks, St. Lawrence River, Cape Vincent, NY
Document Number: E6-10471
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing portions of the navigable waters on the St. Lawrence River on July 8, 2006 for the French Festival Fireworks. 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 St. Lawrence River, Cape Vincent, NY.
Safety Zone; 4th of July Fireworks Display, Kenosha, WI
Document Number: E6-10392
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the 4th of July Fireworks Display in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This safety zone is necessary to safeguard vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. This rule is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Lake Michigan and Kenosha Harbor.
Safety Zone; 4th July Fireworks, Cooper River, Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant, SC
Document Number: E6-10366
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cooper River for a Fourth of July fireworks display. The safety zone extends 1000 feet in all directions from USS Yorktown located at Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant, SC, in approximate position 32[deg]47'27'' N 079[deg]54'34'' W. The rule prohibits entry, anchoring, mooring or transiting within the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Charleston or his designated representative. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of the Cooper River from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks.
Safety Zone: Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: E6-10365
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for annual fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan Zone during July 2006. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during these events. These safety zones will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan Zone.