Coast Guard May 28, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone: Ambrose Light, Offshore Sandy Hook, NJ, Atlantic Ocean
Document Number: E8-11868
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean within a 250 yard radius of Ambrose Light (LLNR 720) located at position 40[deg]27[min]00[sec] N, 073[deg]48[min]00[sec] W, approximately 8.35 nautical miles east of Sandy Hook, NJ. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment on navigable waters of the United States from the hazards associated with the damaged structure and during survey and debris removal at the charted location of Ambrose Light that was recently damaged. This safety zone is intended to keep vessels a safe distance from Ambrose Light during the survey and debris removal operations.
Safety Zone: Edenton 4th of July Celebration Firework Display, Edenton Bay, Edenton, NC
Document Number: E8-11867
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will implement a safety zone during the Edenton 4th of July Celebration Firework Display, a fireworks display to be held over the waters of the Edenton Bay, Edenton, North Carolina, Vessel traffic in portions on the Edenton Bay adjacent to Edenton, North Carolina, will be restricted during the fireworks display.
Safety Zone: Port of Ponce, Puerto Rico
Document Number: E8-11864
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish moving and fixed safety zones around all vessels carrying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo in the waters of the Caribbean Sea and Bahia de Ponce, Puerto Rico. This action will protect the public from the inherent dangers of this highly volatile material by requiring vessel traffic to maintain a safe distance from LNG vessels operating near shore.
Security Zone; Escorted Vessels, Charleston, SC, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E8-11863
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a security zone around any vessel being escorted by one or more Coast Guard, State, or local law enforcement assets on the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Zone, Charleston, South Carolina. This action is necessary to ensure the safe transit of escorted vessels as well as the safety and security of personnel and port facilities. No vessel or person is allowed inside the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Sacramento River, Rio Vista, CA, Drawbridge Maintenance
Document Number: E8-11862
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-28
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 Rio Vista Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 12.8, at Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), to conduct required maintenance of the drawspan. This deviation allows for a 4-hour notice for openings during nighttime.