Coast Guard April 16, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone: Town of Weymouth Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks, Weymouth, MA
Document Number: E7-7189
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Weymouth's Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks in Weymouth, Massachusetts currently scheduled to occur on June 30, 2007 with a rain date of July 1, 2007 temporarily closing all navigable waters of the Weymouth Fore River within a five hundred (500) yard radius of the fireworks launch barge located at approximate position 42[deg]15.2 N, 070[deg]56.7 W. The safety zone is needed to protect 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 the Weymouth Fore River during its effective period.
Safety Zone; South Portland, ME, Gulf Blasting Project
Document Number: E7-7187
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reinstating the temporary safety zone around the blasting and dredging project near the Gulf Oil Terminal Berth in South Portland, Maine and around the M/V RELIANCE. These safety zones are needed to protect persons, facilities, vessels and others in the maritime community from the safety hazards associated with this blasting and dredging project, which is being undertaken to increase the water depth of the Gulf Oil Terminal Berth to 41 feet. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Northern New England.
Safety Zone; Outer Continental Shelf Facility in the Gulf of Mexico for Mississippi Canyon Block 920
Document Number: E7-7186
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a 500 meter safety zone around the oil and natural gas production facility Independence Hub in Mississippi Canyon Block 920 of the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. This safety zone is needed to protect the crew of the Independence Hub and vessels operating in the vicinity of the facility. Vessels are prohibited from entering this proposed safety zone with the following exceptions: an attending vessel; a vessel under 100 feet in length overall not engaged in towing; or a vessel authorized by the Eighth Coast Guard District Commander.
Safety Zone; Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Marblehead Harbor, MA
Document Number: E7-7185
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
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: Satellite Launch, NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA
Document Number: E7-7183
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U. S. Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone in support of a satellite rocket space launch originating from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad 0B launch complex. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic within 12-nautical miles of Wallops Island, VA as described herein. This safety zone is necessary to facilitate the launch process and protect mariners from the hazards associated with the satellite launch.
Safety Zone: Beverly Homecoming Fireworks, Beverly, MA.
Document Number: E7-7177
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Beverly Homecoming Fireworks in Beverly, Massachusetts currently scheduled to occur on August 5, 2007 temporarily closing all navigable waters of Beverly Harbor within a five hundred (500) yard radius of the fireworks launch barge located at approximate position 42[deg] 32.650 N, 070[deg] 51.980 W. The safety zone is needed to protect 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 Beverly Harbor during its effective period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Venetian Causeway (West) Drawbridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1088.6, and Venetian Causeway (East) Drawbridge, Biscayne Bay, Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
Document Number: E7-7157
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulations governing the Venetian Causeway (West) drawbridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1088.6, and Venetian Causeway (East) drawbridge, Biscayne Bay, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida. This rule requires these drawbridges to open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays the drawbridges will open on the hour and half-hour. This rule changes the Federal holiday dates and aligns them with all Federal holidays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Quinnipiac River, New Haven, CT
Document Number: E7-7156
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
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 Ferry Street Bridge, across the Quinnipiac River, mile 0.7, at New Haven, Connecticut. This deviation, allows the bridge owner to keep one of the two moveable bascule spans in the closed position from April 16, 2007 through September 27, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Lawrence, NY
Document Number: E7-7155
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
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 Atlantic Beach Bridge across Reynolds Channel, mile 0.4, at Lawrence, New York. Under this temporary deviation a one-hour advance notice will be required for bridge openings from April 9, 2007 through April 27, 2007, between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., daily. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA
Document Number: E7-7152
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-16
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 P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River at mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on June 16, 2007. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the annual Chelsea River Revel and 5K Road Race.