Coast Guard May 6, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Arkansas Waterway, Little Rock, AR, Operation Change
Document Number: E8-9818
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising the drawbridge operations for the Baring Cross Railroad Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at Mile 119.6 at Little Rock, Arkansas, to reflect the actual procedures currently being followed. The revised regulation accurately depicts where the drawbridge operator is located and that the bridge, which is remotely operated, is equipped with a Photoelectric Boat Detection System.
Safety Zone; Thunder on Niagara, Niagara River, North Tonawanda, NY
Document Number: E8-10005
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of a safety zone for a powerboat race in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessels from areas 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 powerboat race.
Safety Zone; Ybor Summer Weekly Fireworks-Ybor Turning Basin, Tampa Bay, FL
Document Number: E8-10002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Ybor Turning Basin, Tampa Bay, Florida. This rule is necessary to protect participants and spectators from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over the navigable waters of the United States. No person or vessel may anchor, moor, or transit the Regulated Area without permission of the Captain of the Port St. Petersburg, Florida.
Safety Zone; Rochester Harborfest, Lake Ontario at the Genesee River, Rochester, NY
Document Number: E8-10001
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of a safety zone for a fireworks event in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This proposed rule is intended to restrict vessels from portions of water and shore areas 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 fireworks displays.
Safety and Security Zones: New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E8-10000
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify several aspects of the permanent safety and security zones within the New York Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to consolidate, clarify, and otherwise modify safety and security zone regulations to eliminate unnecessary regulations and better meet the safety and security needs of the New York and New Jersey port community. This action would modify existing safety and security zones, consolidate and modify safety and security zones currently found in separate regulations, and remove certain safety and security zones.