Safety Zone; Bass Wedding Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for loading, transport, and launching of fireworks used to celebrate the Bass Wedding Ceremony. The fireworks displays will be held on March 8, 2008, on San Francisco Bay. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. 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.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Meetings
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Dania Beach, FL, to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. These meetings will be open to the public.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0005, 1625-0020, 1625-0029, 1625-0031, and 1625-0085
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding five Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials; (2) 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones; (3) 1625- 0029, Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels; (4) 1625-0031, Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering RegulationsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter J; and (5) 1625-0085, Streamlined Inspection Program. Our ICRs describe 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.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups on the Medical Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) and on the Inspection of Towing Vessels will meet in Jeffersonville, IN. The committee will also discuss various issues relating to shallow- draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public.