Coast Guard 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-6294
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for the Coast Guard concerning its supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) on the consolidation of merchant mariner qualification credentials [USCG-2006-24371]. 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.
Safety Zone: Willoughby Point Located on Langley Air Force Base, Back River, Hampton, VA
Document Number: E7-6262
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in support of the Langley Air Force Base Air Show event occurring on April 27, 28 and 29, 2007 on the Back River in the vicinity of Willoughby Point in Hampton, VA. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on Back River as necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the air show.
Safety Zone; Florence Rhodie Days Fireworks Display, Siuslaw River, Florence, OR
Document Number: E7-6145
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Siuslaw River during a fireworks display. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with this display. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone: Celebration 2007, Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: E7-6158
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 600 foot radius safety zone in the vicinity of Hopewell, VA centered on position 37[deg]-19'-11'' N/077[deg]-16'-55'' W on May 12, 2007 in support of the Celebration 2007 event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Appomattox River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Norwalk River, Norwalk, CT
Document Number: E7-6144
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Washington Street S136 Bridge, mile 0.0, across the Norwalk River at Norwalk, Connecticut. This proposed rule would allow the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate the running of the annual Norwalk River Fun Run held on the first Saturday morning in December, with a rain date for the next day in the event of inclement weather. This rule is necessary to facilitate safety of race participants and the uninterrupted running of the event.
Security Zone; Georgetown Channel, Potomac River, Washington, DC
Document Number: E7-6097
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone on the waters of the upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of visitors to the annual July 4th celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The security zone will allow for control of a designated area of the river and safeguard spectators and high-ranking officials.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC
Document Number: E7-6096
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Plymouth Drag Boat Race'', a power boat race 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.
Security Zone; Chesapeake Bay, Between Sandy Point and Kent Island, MD
Document Number: E7-5718
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, within 250 yards north of the north span and 250 yards south of the south span of the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, located between Sandy Point and Kent Island, Maryland. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of participants during the annual Bay Bridge Walk across the William P. Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge, held annually on the first Sunday in May. The security zone will allow for control of vessels or persons within a specified area of the Chesapeake Bay and safeguard the public at large.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Detroit River (Trenton Channel), Grosse Ile, MI
Document Number: E7-5717
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily revising the operating regulations for the Grosse Ile Toll Bridge at Mile 8.80 over the Trenton Channel during the planned seven-month duration of time that the Grosse Ile County (Free) Bridge at Mile 5.60 will be rehabilitated and not available for vehicular traffic. Grosse Ile is connected to the mainland by these two bridges only. The temporary regulations will revise the number of required bridge openings of the Grosse Ile Toll Bridge to provide less interruptions of vehicular traffic while simultaneously providing for reasonable needs of marine navigation.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya River) Morgan City, LA
Document Number: E7-5612
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-28
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 BNSF Railway Company Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 0.4, (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 12 consecutive hours to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: E7-5389
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-23
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 Hamilton Avenue Bridge across Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position from April 3, 2007 through April 5, 2007 and from April 6, 2007 through September 29, 2007, a four-hour advance notice shall be required for all bridge openings. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Taunton River, Fall River and Somerset, MA
Document Number: E7-5376
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-23
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 Brightman Street Bridge across the Taunton River at mile 1.8, between Fall River and Somerset, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position from 9 p.m. on April 13, 2007 through 5 p.m. on April 28, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate un-scheduled bridge maintenance.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0007, 1625-0049, 1625-0064 and 1625-0074
Document Number: E7-5301
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard is forwarding four Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of their approval for the following collections of information. The ICRs are: (1) 1625- 0007, Characteristics of Liquid Chemicals Proposed for Bulk Water Movement; (2) 1625-0049, Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG); (3) 1625-0064, Plan Approval and Records for Subdivision and Stability Regulations Title 46 CFR Subchapter S; and (4) 1625-0074, Direct User Fees for Inspection or Examination of U.S. and Foreign Commercial Vessels. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Safety Zone; Kenosha Harbor, Kenosha, WI
Document Number: E7-5179
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish 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.
Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: Z7-3061
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
Document Number: E7-5144
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish 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 is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Delaware River during the 7th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: E7-5142
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish 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.
Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Port Canaveral Navigation Improvements Section 203 Feasibility Study Located in Brevard County, FL
Document Number: C7-1278
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Arthur Kill, and Their Tributaries, NJ
Document Number: E7-5062
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-20
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 AK Railroad Bridge across Arthur Kill at mile 11.6, between Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. This 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 one-hour closure periods 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 one hour 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 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Severn River, College Creek, Weems Creek and Carr Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: E7-4938
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.518. This rulemaking is intended to accommodate changes in event dates for recurring marine events specified in this regulation. The marine events included in this special local regulation include the Safety at Sea Seminar, U.S. Naval Academy Crew Races and the Blue Angels Air Show. This rule is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Severn River during the period of these marine events and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Sail Virginia 2007, Port of Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: E7-4937
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary 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 proposed action 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.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; St. Mary's River, St. Mary's City, MD
Document Number: E7-4936
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement period for the ``St. Mary's Seahawk Sprint'' held annually on the waters of the St. Mary's River, near St. Mary's City, Maryland. This special local regulation is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the St. Mary's River and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-4935
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC), its Subcommittees on Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard, and Outreach, as well as its Working Group on Barge Hazard Communication will meet to discuss various issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous materials in bulk. These meetings will be open to the public.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E7-4847
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In the final rule with this same title published January 25, 2007, we noted that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had not approved an extension and change to the collection of information associated with the amendments to 33 CFR 104.267, 105.257 and 106.262, requiring vessel and facility owners and operators wishing to grant unescorted access to a new hire prior to receipt of a TWIC to enter the new employee information into a Coast Guard owned and maintained Web site, homeport.uscg.mil, and await results of an expedited threat assessment. OMB has since approved that collection of information as Information Collection number 1625-0110, Maritime Identification CredentialsTitle 33 CFR Part 125. The change was requested to extend an existing collection that was due to expire, and expand the collection to include the collection of information for the ``new hire'' provisions.
Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Specification and TWIC Contactless Smart Card Application
Document Number: 07-1305
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a draft Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) biometric reader specification and a draft TWIC contactless smart card application. These draft documents have been recommended to the Coast Guard by the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee. We request your comments on these draft recommended specifications, and on specific questions found at the end of this notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Outer Clam Bay Boardwalk Bridge, Mile 0.3, Near North Naples, Collier County, FL
Document Number: E7-4590
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulation governing the operation of the Outer Clam Bay Boardwalk Drawbridge, mile 0.3, near North Naples in Collier County, Florida. The rule will require the drawbridge to open on signal, with at least 30 minutes advance notice. This rule will allow the unrestricted movement of pedestrian traffic while providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: E7-4586
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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. All meetings will be open to the public.
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E7-4585
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) to submit their application for membership to Commander, United States Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston. HOGANSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe navigation of vessels to and from the Ports of Galveston, Houston, and Texas City, and throughout Galveston Bay, Texas.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-4469
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet to discuss matters relating to these specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.
Security Zone: America's 400th Celebration, Jamestown, VA
Document Number: E7-4303
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a security zone encompassing waters within 2-nautical miles of Church Point at 37-12.45 N, 076-46.66 W, 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Susquehanna River, at Havre de Grace, MD
Document Number: E7-4215
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-09
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 National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK) Bridge, at mile 1.0, across Susquehanna River at Havre de Grace, Maryland. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 6 p.m. on March 30, 2007, until and including 6 p.m. on June 8, 2007, to facilitate structural repairs.
Safety Zone; South Portland, ME, Gulf Blasting Project
Document Number: E7-4115
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a blasting and dredging project near the Gulf Oil Terminal Berth in South Portland, Maine and around the M/V RELIANCE, while transporting blasting material to the work site. 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; Fireworks, Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV
Document Number: E7-4114
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, participants of the event, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Anchorage Grounds, Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: E7-4113
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes updating the coordinates of the boundaries of the anchorages listed below from the former North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) standard to the current North American Datum 1983 (NAD 83) standard. These changes will not affect the locations or size of the anchorages on the NOAA charts as published by NOAA. The proposed change simply updates the anchorage positions in 33 CFR part 110 to match the current datum in use on the applicable charts, which are NAD 83.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT
Document Number: E7-4112
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
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 Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for two nights from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. between March 19, 2007 and March 23, 2007. The exact two closure dates will be determined based upon favorable weather necessary to perform the scheduled repairs. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Anchorage G, Hampton Flats (Naval Explosives Anchorage) Hampton Roads, VA
Document Number: E7-4111
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes changing the boundaries of Hampton Roads Explosive Anchorage Golf in response to a widening of the Norfolk Entrance Reach by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) undertaken to improve deep draft vessel traffic maneuverability, and to remove the shallow water area in the Hampton Bar Flats from the boundaries of this deepwater anchorage.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Milwaukee Zone
Document Number: E7-4109
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Manitowoc St. Patrick's Day Fireworks safety zone on the Manitowoc River on March 17, 2007 from 5:30 p.m. through 7 p.m. This action is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Chesapeake Bay and Its Tributaries and the C & D Canal, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC
Document Number: E7-3957
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document contains a correction to the section establishing a temporary safety zone in all navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Baltimore zone published on February 23, 2007, in the Federal Register (72 FR 8112).
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, at Paintersville, CA
Document Number: E7-3809
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-06
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 Paintersville Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 33.4, at Paintersville, CA. This deviation allows for a 12-hour notice for openings. The deviation is necessary for the bridge owner, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to coordinate vessel traffic with their scheduled critical maintenance and operating upgrades.
Safety Zone; Liberty Island Conductor Removal, Sacramento River, CA
Document Number: E7-3804
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone in the navigable waters of the Sacramento River that will prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within close proximity to the deep water channel. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will be removing a conductor from the Liberty Island towers, two of which cross over the deep water channel, on March 28, 2007. The proposed safety zone will close the deep water channel for approximately 30 minutes during the conductor removal.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, at Isleton, CA
Document Number: E7-3802
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-06
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 Isleton Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 18.7, at Isleton, CA. This deviation allows for a 12-hour notice for openings. The deviation is necessary for the bridge owner, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to coordinate vessel traffic with their scheduled critical maintenance and operating upgrades.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River, OR
Document Number: E7-3679
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating regulations for the New Youngs Bay, Old Youngs Bay, and the Lewis and Clark River Drawbridges near Astoria, Oregon. This change was requested by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), owner of the bridges, due to reduced demand for draw openings. This final rule reduces the period when a one-half hour notice is required for openings and also reduces the four-hour notice required at all other times to two hours.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0056
Document Number: E7-3644
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request an extension of their approval of the following collection of information. The ICR is 1625-0056, Labeling Requirements in 33 CFR parts 181 and 183 and 46 CFR 25.10-3. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Western Branch, Elizabeth River, Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: E7-3638
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily change the regulations for the ``Virginia State Hydroplane Championship'' hydroplane races held annually on the waters of the Western Branch of the Elizabeth River at Portsmouth, Virginia. This action is necessary because the event will be held on April 21 and 22, 2007, instead of on April 27 and 28, 2007 as established by permanent regulation. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Elizabeth River and is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: E7-3637
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 49 permanent safety zones for fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within these zones during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E7-3328
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet to discuss various issues relating to offshore safety and security. The meeting will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Martin Lagoon, Middle River, MD
Document Number: E7-3211
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``Baltimore County Community Waterfront Festival'', an event to be held May 12, 2007 at Martin Lagoon, Middle River, Maryland. 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 Middle River waterfront to accommodate watercraft static displays, fire-rescue demonstrations and a fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Housatonic River, Stratford, CT
Document Number: E7-3206
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
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 Metro North Devon Bridge, across the Housatonic River, mile 3.9, at Stratford, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. through 11 p.m. on March 3, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, New York, NY
Document Number: E7-3202
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
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 Long Island Railroad Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.4, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for 24-hours on both March 3, 2007 and March 10, 2007. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, FL
Document Number: E7-3201
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the PGA Boulevard Drawbridge, across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 1012.6, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain on single-leaf operations with a double-leaf opening available with a two-hour notice to the bridge tender. This deviation allows for several drawbridge closures in order to complete bridge repairs. The exact dates of the drawbridge closures will be published in the Local Notice to Mariners. The deviation is necessary to provide for worker and mariner safety during repairs to the drawbridge.