Coast Guard October 5, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone: Christmas Holiday Boat Parade and Fireworks, Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: E7-19676
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a 600 foot radius safety zone in the vicinity of Hopewell, VA centered on position 37-19.18' N/ 077-16.93' W (NAD 1983) in support of the Christmas Holiday Boat Parade and Fireworks Event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Appomattox River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Queensway Bay, Long Beach, CA
Document Number: E7-19675
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the Long Beach Harbor to encompass the waters between Queensway Bay to Island White at Long Beach harbor for the Annual Los Angeles and Long Beach Tug Boat Race. This safety zone is needed to prevent vessels from transiting the area during the race in order to protect vessels and personnel from potential damage and injury. Entry into this safety zone will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or his on-scene representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0024, 1625-0036, 1625-0061, and 1625-0100
Document Number: E7-19674
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-05
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) 1625-0024, Safety Approval of Cargo Containers; (2) 1625-0036, Plan Approval and Records for U.S. and Foreign Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Bulk; (3) 1625-0061, Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Regulations; and (4) 1625-0100, Advance Notice of Vessel Arrival. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Milhomme Bayou, Stephensville, LA
Document Number: 07-4860
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Stephensville Bridge across Milhomme Bayou, mile 12.2, at Stephensville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. The deviation will allow the draw of the Stephensville Bridge to open on signal if at least one hour of advance notice is given. During the advance notice period, the draw shall open on less than one hour notice for an emergency and shall open on demand should a temporary surge in waterway traffic occur.