Coast Guard May 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.
Safety Zone; Swim the Bay Event, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: E8-9814
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: E8-9813
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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
Document Number: E8-9812
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
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.