National Boating Safety Advisory Council
On September 11, 2007, the United States Coast Guard published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 51828) announcing a meeting of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and its subcommittees on boats and associated equipment, prevention through people, and recreational boating safety strategic planning will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. A scheduling conflict has required moving the Boats and Associated Equipment subcommittee meeting to the afternoon of Saturday, October 20, 2007 and the Prevention through People subcommittee meeting to the afternoon of Sunday, October 21, 2007.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on October 15, 2007. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel traffic from a portion of Chicago Harbor.