Safety Zone; Swim the Bay Event, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of a safety zone for a Swimming Race in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessels from portions of water during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zone established by this proposed rule is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with a Swimming Race.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Wabash River, IL; Permanent Change to Operating Schedule
The Coast Guard proposes amending the regulation for the operation of drawbridges across the Wabash River in Illinois, in order to reflect the needs of navigation.
Tank Level or Pressure Monitoring Devices on Single-Hull Tank Ships and Single-Hull Tank Barges Carrying Oil or Oil Residue as Cargo
The Coast Guard is suspending for three additional years, until 2011, the regulations in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations parts 155 and 156 for tank level or pressure monitoring devices on single-hull tank ships and single-hull tank barges carrying oil or oil residue as cargo. This action is required as there are currently no devices on the market that can meet the requirements of the regulation.