Coast Guard May 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E7-10506
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Ocean City Maryland Offshore Challenge'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the shoreline at Ocean City, 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 restrict vessel traffic in the regulated area during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Sail Virginia 2007, Port of Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: E7-10504
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily establishing special local regulations for ``Sail Virginia 2007'' marine event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during, and after Sail Virginia 2007 activities. This special local regulation is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the vicinity of the tall ship parade as the parade transits the Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads, the James and Elizabeth Rivers and Norfolk Harbor.
Safety Zones; Whales Transiting the San Francisco Bay and Delta Region, CA
Document Number: E7-10503
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary, moving safety zones on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay and Delta Region to contribute to the safety of the boating public where whales have been sighted swimming up river from the San Francisco Bay. These safety zones are established to ensure the safety of persons and vessels from hazards, injury, and damage associated with higher-than-normal levels of recreational boating traffic on the water as individuals attempt to view the whales. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Illinois Waterway, Beardstown, IL
Document Number: E7-10496
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Bridge, Mile 88.8, at Beardstown, Illinois across the Illinois Waterway. The deviation is necessary to allow time for replacement of rail ties which only can be done when the bridge is in the closed-to-navigation position. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation during a 4-hour interval each day for eight days in a two week period.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Patuxent River, Calvert County, MD
Document Number: E7-10447
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon certain waters of the Patuxent River during a fireworks display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a barge, located near Solomons, in Calvert County, Maryland. This action will restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Patuxent River.
Safety Zone, Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, WI
Document Number: E7-10446
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in Kenosha Harbor at the east end of the south pier. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Michigan and Kenosha Harbor during a fireworks display on August 11, 2007. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Baileys Harbor Fireworks, Baileys Harbor, Baileys Harbor, WI
Document Number: E7-10444
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on Baileys Harbor, Baileys Harbor, WI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Baileys Harbor during the Baileys Harbor July 5, 2007 fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW); Manasquan River, Brielle, NJ
Document Number: E7-10276
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-30
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 Route 35 Bridge, at ICW mile 1.1, across Manasquan River at Brielle, New Jersey. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to- navigation from 9:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. on July 4, 2007, to facilitate traffic control during the annual fireworks display.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-10164
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
A Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) working group will meet to discuss an issue relating to the fitness of merchant marine personnel. MERPAC advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to the training, qualifications, licensing, and certification of seamen serving in the U. S. merchant marine. These meetings will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor, North Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-10146
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor. This zone is intended to control the movement of vessels on portions of Lake Michigan and Great Lakes Naval Training Center Harbor during the Spill of National Significance (SONS) exercise on June 19 and 20, 2007. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with ships and boats deploying oil containment equipment.
Anchorage Regulations; Yarmouth, Maine, Casco Bay
Document Number: E7-9969
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish three special anchorage areas in Yarmouth, Maine on Casco Bay. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels of not more than 65 feet. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on Casco Bay, improve the safety of anchored vessels, create workable boundaries for future mooring expansion, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Anchorage Regulations; Edgecomb Maine, Sheepscot River
Document Number: E7-9968
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a general anchorage area in Edgecomb, Maine, on the Sheepscot River. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and to provide safe and secure anchorages for transient vessels visiting the area. This proposal is intended to increase the safety for life and property on the Sheepscot River, improve the safety of anchored vessels, provide for ample anchorages for transient vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of recreational vessels and commerce.
Security Zone: Coast Guard Academy Commencement, New London, CT
Document Number: E7-9946
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for the 2007 Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday May 23, 2007. This zone will provide security in the waters of the Thames River adjacent to the Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut during the 2007 Commencement Exercises. This temporary security zone is necessary to protect senior government officials, dignitaries, participants and guests attending the Commencement, members of the general public, and the surrounding area from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other hazards of a similar nature. Entry into this security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Long Island Sound, New Haven, Connecticut.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Mill Creek, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA
Document Number: E7-9843
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
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.
Alternate Compliance Program: Vessel Inspection Alternatives
Document Number: E7-9840
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the vessel inspection regulations to expand the Alternate Compliance Program (ACP). These amendments would update the list of certificates the Coast Guard issues, incorporate Coast Guard policy regarding eligibility requirements for classification societies participating in the ACP, recognize classification societies other than the American Bureau of Shipping, and expand the ACP to include oceanographic research vessels.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: E7-9838
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
Document Number: E7-9777
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``7th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon'', an event to be held June 9, 2007 on the waters of Delaware River at Delaware City, DE. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Delaware River during the 7th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: E7-9693
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-22
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 Stratford Avenue Bridge across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.1, at Bridgeport, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from May 29, 2007 through September 17, 2007, the Stratford Avenue Bridge may remain in the closed position, except for scheduled daily bridge openings. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Regulated Navigation Area; Atchafalaya River, Berwick Bay, Berwick Bay, LA
Document Number: E7-9497
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its regulations pertaining to the Atchafalaya River, Berwick Bay, Berwick Bay, LA, navigation area. Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Berwick Bay determined that the Southern Pacific Railroad (SPRR) Bridge visual displays were no longer necessary due to updated VTS technologies and procedures that actively inform towing vessels that the rules of 33 CFR 165.811 are in effect at the time of entry into the VTS. This action relieves both the owner of the SPRR Bridge and the Coast Guard from maintaining antiquated visual displays and related equipment.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0025 and 1625-0058
Document Number: E7-9494
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-17
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) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0025, Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling46 CFR part 148; and (2) 1625-0058, Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Relocation of DOT's Docket Operations Facility and Equipment and Temporary Docket Office Closure for the United States Coast Guard Electronic Public Dockets
Document Number: E7-9485
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the relocation and service disruption of the Coast Guard's electronic public dockets. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Docket Operations facility, which manages the Document Management System (DMS) containing the electronic public dockets for the U.S. Coast Guard, is relocating to a new building. This notice also provides the information related to two open Coast Guard rulemaking dockets impacted by this relocation.
Special local regulation: ULHRA Hydroplane Races, Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA
Document Number: 07-2460
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is undertaking two actions with regard to the above captioned regulation. The first is to withdraw the temporary final rule previously published on April 23, 2007 because it erroneously described the race area. The second is to correct the previous error by establishing a temporary special local regulation for the ULHRA National Series Hydroplane Race to be held on the waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA. These special local regulations limit the movement of non-participating vessels in the regulated race area. This temporary rule is needed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Vessels Carrying Oil, Noxious Liquid Substances, Garbage, Municipal or Commercial Waste, and Ballast Water; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendment
Document Number: 07-2459
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes a non-substantive change to Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make a conforming amendment and technical correction to a Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulation. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: E7-9349
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document contains a correction to the docket number of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled ``Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events'' published on April 6, 2007, in the Federal Register (72 FR 17062).
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-9268
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). MERPAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Little River (S-20) Bridge, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Mile 347.3, Horry County, SC
Document Number: E7-9267
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the proposed change to the regulation of the Little River (S-20) Bridge. The requested change was to place a twenty minute regulation on the bridge in lieu of ``on demand''. The withdrawal is based on limited vessel openings, comments received from the public, and the addition of a new high level fixed bridge within close proximity of the draw bridge which should help alleviate traffic congestion.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-9244
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee to apply for appointment/ reappointment. NMSAC provides advice and makes recommendations on national maritime security matters to the Secretary of Homeland Security via the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.
Security Zone, Elba Island LNG Mooring Slip, Savannah River, Savannah, GA
Document Number: E7-9230
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone due to recent changes in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tankship mooring arrangements following the activation of two new berths within a slip at the Southern LNG Facility on the Savannah River. The Security zone includes all the waters from surface to bottom of the northeastern most mooring dolphin, located at approximately 32[deg]05.01[min] N, 080[deg]59.38[min] W, to the southeastern most mooring dolphin, located at approximately 32[deg]04.79[min] N, 080[deg]59.35[min] W, and continues west along the North and South shoreline of the mooring slip to the shoreline of the right descending bank of the Savannah River. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of the Savannah River and within the LNG slip due to potential security risks associated with the LNG Facility.
Safety Zone; San Juan Harbor Swim, Bahi
Document Number: E7-9166
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for an annual swimming event held in San Juan Harbor. This safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers and provide for the safety of life on navigable waters by excluding vessels from transiting the swim area.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting
Document Number: E7-9061
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). The purpose of this teleconference is for TSAC to present its comments to the Coast Guard on certain draft regulatory text contemplated for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for Towing Vessel Inspection currently under development.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-9060
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-8856
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC advises, consults with, 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; KFOG “Kaboom” Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-8815
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay for the loading, transport, inactive period, and launching of fireworks used during the KFOG ``KaBoom'' Fireworks Display to be held on May 12, 2007. This safety zone is intended to prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within the regulated areas in order to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E7-8814
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone during the ``Washington Summer Festival and the Washington 4th of July Fireworks'' displays to be held on the waters of the Pamlico River, Washington, North Carolina. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Pamlico River adjacent to Washington, North Carolina during the fireworks display.
Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Accounting of
Document Number: E7-8738
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
For seven fiscal years starting in 1999, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century has made $5 million available to the Secretary of Homeland Security for payment of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. In 2005, the law was amended and the amount was increased to $5.5 million. This notice is being published to satisfy a requirement of the Act that a detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the Act be published annually in the Federal Register. In this notice we have specified the amount of monies the Coast Guard has committed, obligated or expended during fiscal year 2006, as of September 30, 2006.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
Document Number: E7-8727
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races Special Local Regulations in Elliot Bay from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 12, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Security Zone: Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
Document Number: E7-8725
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon will begin enforcing the Portland Rose Festival Security Zone from June 6th, 2007 until June 11, 2007. This zone provides for the security of public vessels on a portion of the Willamette River during the fleet week of the 2007 Rose Festival.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Sunset Beach, NC
Document Number: E7-8723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to change the drawbridge operating regulations that govern the S.R. 1172 Bridge, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 337.9, Sunset Beach, NC. This proposal would allow the bridge to open on the hour on signal for pleasure vessels from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. year round. The reason for this change would be to improve the schedule for both roadway and waterway users.
Annual Seattle Yacht Club's “Opening Day” Marine Parade
Document Number: E7-8606
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Annual Seattle Yacht Club's ``Opening Day'' Marine Parade Special Local Regulations in Portage Bay, Portage Cut (Montlake Cut), and Union Bay from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 5, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the Annual Seattle Yacht Club's ``Opening Day'' Marine Parade. During the enforcement period, the regulated area shall be closed to all vessel traffic not participating in the event and authorized by the event sponsor or Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-8605
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Chicago Harbor during fireworks displays that pose a hazard to public safety. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Security Zone: America's 400th Celebration, Jamestown, VA
Document Number: 07-2246
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is amending the security zone encompassing waters within 2-nautical miles of Church Point, Jamestown Island, VA, for America's 400th Anniversary celebration. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic within the security zone. This security zone is necessary to protect attendees of this event from potential maritime hazards and threats and enhance public and maritime security.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E7-8614
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety Zone in Milwaukee Harbor near Lakeshore State Park. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Milwaukee Harbor during fireworks displays. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River and Its Tributaries, Boston, MA
Document Number: E7-8612
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
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 Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad (MBCR)/Amtrak Bridge across the Charles River, mile 0.8, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, in effect for four weekends, the MBCR/Amtrak Bridge may remain in the closed position for five consecutive hours, each Friday evening from 11:59 p.m. through to 5 a.m. Saturday morning. From 5 a.m. on each Saturday morning through 11:59 p.m. on each Sunday evening the bridge will open on signal on the hour only. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track repairs.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-8608
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Chicago Harbor during fireworks displays that pose a hazard to public safety. This zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: E7-8607
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of safety zones for annual events in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessels from portions of water and shore areas during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zones established by this proposed rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays, air shows, and other events.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pamlico River, Washington, NC
Document Number: E7-8509
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``SBIPFountain Powerboats Kilo Run and Super Boat Grand Prix'', a marine event to be held August 3 and August 5, 2007, 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chester River, Chestertown, MD
Document Number: E7-8508
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.533 during the Maryland Swim for Life swim event to be held on June 16, 2007. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during and after the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants and support vessels in the event area.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay Bridges Swim Races, Chesapeake Bay, MD
Document Number: E7-8507
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.507 during the Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim and Chesapeake Challenge One Mile Swim events to be held on June 10, 2007. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters before, during and after the event. The effect will be to restrict general navigation in the regulated area for the safety of event participants and support vessels in the event area.
Collection of Information Under Review by the Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0019, 1625-0062, 1625-0082 and 1625-0092
Document Number: E7-8494
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-03
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) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0019, Alternative Compliance for International and Inland Navigation Rules33 CFR Parts 81 and 89; (2) 1625-0062, Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non- specification Portable Tanks; (3) 1625-0082, Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels; and (4) 1625-0092, Sewage and Graywater Discharge Records for Certain Cruise Vessels Operating on Alaskan Waters. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW); Inside Thorofare, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: E7-8493
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-03
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 U.S. 40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge, at ICW mile 70.0, across Inside Thorofare at Atlantic City, New Jersey. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on August 15, 2007, to facilitate traffic control during the Atlantic City Air Show.