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Safety Zone: Town of Weymouth Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks, Weymouth, MA
Document Number: E7-11851
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Weymouth Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks on June 30, 2007, with a rain date of July 1, 2007 temporarily closing all navigable waters of Weymouth Fore River with in a five hundred (500) yard radius of the fireworks barge located at approximate position 42[deg]15.2' N, 070[deg]56.7' W. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Weymouth Fore River during its closure period.
Safety Zone; Gardens of the Magnificent Mile Fireworks, Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-11850
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Chicago River, Chicago, IL. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Chicago River during the Gardens of the Magnificent Mile fireworks display on June 23, 2007. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-11757
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
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, and launching of fireworks used during the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, Fourth of July Fireworks Display to be held on July 4, 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; York River, Yorktown, VA
Document Number: E7-11756
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Watermen's Heritage Festival Workboat Races'', a marine event to be held July 15, 2007 on the waters of the York River, Yorktown, 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 temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the York River during the event.
Safety Zone: Sag Harbor Fireworks, Havens Beach, Sag Harbor, NY
Document Number: E7-11754
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Sag Harbor Fireworks on Havens Beach, Sag Harbor, 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: Salute to Veterans Fireworks, West Marina/Jones Inlet, Point Lookout, NY
Document Number: E7-11753
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Salute to Veterans Fireworks off of West Marina/Jones Inlet, Point Lookout, 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; Lesbian and Gay Community Center Fireworks, Fire Island Pines Harbor, NY
Document Number: E7-11751
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Lesbian and Gay Community Center Fireworks in Fire Island Pines Harbor, 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: Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Marblehead Harbor, MA
Document Number: E7-11750
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Town of Marblehead Fourth of July Fireworks on July 4, 2007 with a rain date on July 5, 2007, in Marblehead, MA temporarily closing all navigable waters of Marblehead Harbor within a four hundred (400) yard radius of the fireworks barge located at approximate position 42[deg]30.567' N, 070[deg]50.162' W. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Marblehead Harbor during its closure period.
Security Zones; Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, HI
Document Number: E7-11748
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the permanent security zones in waters adjacent to the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kauai, Hawaii. Review of the established zones indicates the need for some adjustment to better suit vessel and facility security in and around Hawaiian ports. The proposed changes are intended to enhance the protection of personnel, vessels, and facilities from acts of sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature.
Safety Zone; City of San Francisco Fourth of July Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-11716
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-18
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, and launching of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators. 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 or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Mile 131.8, Belleair Beach, FL
Document Number: E7-11661
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the drawbridge regulation of the Belleair Beach Bridge, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway mile 131.8, Belleair Beach, Pinellas County, Florida. This proposed rule will require this drawbridge to open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. this bridge will open on the hour and half-hour. This action is necessary for workers safety and will assist in expediting the construction of the new bridge.
Safety Zone; BART Transbay Tube Seismic Upgrade; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: E7-11637
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-18
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 geotechnical borings for a seismic upgrade of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Transbay tube. The borings will require placement of a drilling vessel at test sites along the BART Transbay tube. The safety zone will surround the vessel and move with the vessel as it conducts the tests at eighteen sites along the BART Transbay tube. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from hazards, injury, and damage associated with the geotechnical borings. 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 or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Recovery of Aircraft, Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E7-11635
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan during the recovery of an aircraft that crashed in Lake Michigan. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect divers and recovery workers and restrict spectators and vessels from the recovery site.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Monterey, Monterey Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-11603
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone established in 33 CFR 165.1191, during the City of Monterey's Fourth of July Fireworks display, to be held on July 4, 2007, in the navigable waters of Monterey Bay. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the loading, transport, and launching of fireworks. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. Enforcement Dates: 33 CFR 165.1191 will be enforced from 9 a.m. to 9:35 p.m. on July 4, 2007.
Security Zones; Major League Baseball All-Star Game, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E7-11602
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary security zones on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay in the vicinity of San Francisco Pier 30/32 and McCovey Cove located in San Francisco, California. These regulated areas are necessary to provide security for participants, spectators, and the general public during this high profile event. The security zones will prohibit all persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, or anchoring within portions of the San Francisco Bay surrounding Pier 30/32 and McCovey Cove, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Celebrate America Fundraiser Fireworks, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Document Number: E7-11553
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone near the Grosse Point Club, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake St. Clair during the Celebrate America Fundraiser fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River and Its Tributaries, Boston, MA
Document Number: E7-11550
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
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 two weekends, the MBTA/Amtrak Bridge may remain in the closed position on Friday evening June 8 and 15, 2007, from 11:59 p.m. through to 5 a.m. Saturday morning. 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; St. Mary's River, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Document Number: E7-11539
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a permanent safety zone for the annual River Rampage Offshore Power Boat Races on the St. Mary's River. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with high speed vessels. This safety zone is intended to restrict recreational vessel traffic from a portion of the St. Mary's River during the last week of July.
Safety Zone; Roostertail Fireworks, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E7-11538
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Detroit River during the Roostertail fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Marine City Maritime Festival Fireworks, St. Clair River, Marine City, MI
Document Number: E7-11536
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the St. Clair River, Marine City, Michigan. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the St. Clair River during the Marine City Maritime Festival Fireworks Display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Roostertail Fireworks, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: E7-11535
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the Detroit River, Detroit, Michigan. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Detroit River during the Roostertail Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Event, Bogue Sound, Morehead City, NC
Document Number: E7-11344
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``Crystal Coast Super Boat Grand Prix'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of Bogue Banks adjacent to Morehead City, NC. 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 Morehead City Turning Basin including sections of the Intra-Coastal Waterways and Morehead City Channel during the power boat race.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-11343
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor. This zone will 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Rappahannock River, Essex County, Westmoreland County, Layton, VA
Document Number: E7-11342
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``2007 Rappahannock River Boaters Association Spring and Fall Radar Shootout'', power boat races to be held on the waters of the Rappahannock River near Layton, VA. 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 Rappahannock River during the event.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E7-11340
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established 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 Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E7-11339
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a safety zone in Milwaukee Harbor near Lakeshore State Park. This zone will 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.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: E7-11262
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established permanent safety zones for annual events in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone. This rule will restrict vessels from portions of water and shore areas during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zones established by this final rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays, air shows, and other events.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement: Command Center Decision Support Tools and Concept of Operations
Document Number: E7-11257
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces its intent to enter into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Raytheon Corporation's Mission Innovation Group, to identify and investigate, via currently available modeling and simulation techniques, the potential of conceptual Next Generation, Command Center Decision Support Tools and Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for enhancing maritime security. The Coast Guard invites public comment on the proposed CRADA and also invites other non-Federal participants, who have the interest and capability to bring similar in-kind contributions to this type of research, to be considered for entry into similar CRADAs.
Landowner Defenses to Liability Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990: Standards and Practices for Conducting All Appropriate Inquiries
Document Number: E7-11110
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish standards and practices concerning the ``all appropriate inquiries'' element of a defense to liability of an owner or operator of a facility that is the source of a discharge or substantial threat of discharge of oil into the navigable waters or adjoining shorelines or the exclusive economic zone. To be entitled to the defense, those persons must show, among other elements not addressed in this rulemaking, that, before acquiring the real property on which the facility is located, they had made all appropriate inquiries into its previous ownership and uses to determine the presence or likely presence of oil. This proposed rule is consistent with a final rule on this subject published by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: E7-11180
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-11
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. The bridge need not open from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Fourth of July for fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY
Document Number: E7-11179
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-11
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 twice an hour, at twenty minutes and fifty 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. Additionally, the bridge need not open during the annual fireworks display from 9:30 p.m. to midnight on June 30, 2007 and the rain date July 1, 2007, if needed. At all other times the bridge shall open on signal for all vessel traffic.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, NY
Document Number: E7-11178
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-11
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. In addition, the bridge need not open from 9:30 p.m. to midnight on June 30, 2007 and the rain date July 1, 2007, if needed, and from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4, 2007, for the annual fireworks displays.
Safety Zone: Beverly Homecoming Fireworks, Beverly, MA
Document Number: E7-11173
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Beverly Homecoming Fireworks on August 5, 2007, temporarily closing all navigable waters of Beverly Harbor within a five hundred (500) yard radius of the fireworks barge located at approximate position 42[deg]32.650' N, 070[deg]51.980' W. The safety zone is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. The safety zone temporarily prohibits entry into or movement within this portion of Beverly Harbor during its closure period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Arthur Kill, and Their Tributaries, NJ
Document Number: 07-2869
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation concerning the test operating schedule governing the AK Railroad Bridge across Arthur Kill at mile 11.6 between Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. This deviation is canceled because the test schedule proved ineffective. In addition, the Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a new temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the AK Railroad Bridge. This new temporary deviation requires the AK Railroad Bridge to remain in the open position at all times, except that, the draw would close for the passage of trains for two daily thirty minute closure periods within a designated one hour time frame on a fixed schedule with a one hour adjustment whenever high water occurs during or up to one hour after the applicable closure period. In addition, a number of unscheduled requests for thirty minute closure periods may be granted by the Coast Guard within one to three hours of receipt of the request. The purpose of this deviation is to test a new temporary change to the drawbridge operation schedule to help determine the most equitable and safe solution to facilitate the present and anticipated needs of navigation and rail traffic.
Safety Zone, Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, WI
Document Number: E7-10906
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone near Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, Wisconsin. 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; California Route 12 Drawbridge, Near Isleton, CA
Document Number: E7-10572
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the California Route 12 Drawbridge across the Mokelumne River, mile 3.0, near Isleton, CA. The deviation is necessary for the bridge owner, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to perform scheduled roadway maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position Monday through Thursday, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Saturdays 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m., and Sundays 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Burns Cutoff, Stockton, CA
Document Number: E7-10564
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the Daggett Road drawbridge across Burns Cutoff, mile 3.0, at Stockton, California. The existing bridge has been removed from service and is being kept in the open-to-navigation position until its removal in the fall of 2007. A fixed replacement bridge has been constructed on the same alignment, therefore the regulation controlling the opening and closing of the drawbridge is no longer necessary.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC
Document Number: E7-10516
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Plymouth Drag Boat Race Series'', a series of power boat races to be held on the waters of the Roanoke River, Plymouth, 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 Roanoke River adjacent to Plymouth, North Carolina during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, NC
Document Number: E7-10511
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Carolina Cup Regatta'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, 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 on the Pasquotank River adjacent to Elizabeth City, North Carolina during the power boat race.
Safety Zone; Thunder on the Niagara, Niagara River, North Tonawanda, NY
Document Number: E7-10500
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone encompassing the navigable waters of the upper Niagara River by Gratwick Riverside Park in North Tonawanda, NY. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a powerboat race. This safety zone restricts vessel traffic from a portion of the Niagara River at Gratwick Riverside Park, North Tonawanda, NY.
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.