Coast Guard June 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E8-13145
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary regulated navigation area and safety zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This proposed regulated navigation area and safety zone places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting through the electrical dispersal barrier IIA.
Safety Zone: Patchogue Bay, Patchogue, NY
Document Number: E8-13143
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone for the Patchogue Grand Prix, a power boat race on Patchogue Bay off of Patchogue, New York on August 22, 23, and 24, 2008, and each year thereafter on dates and times specified in a Federal Register notice. The safety zone would provide for safety of navigation of the maritime public viewing and transiting near the power boat race in order to protect the maritime community from the hazards inherent with a power boat race, namely, a collision and loss of control of the vessels participating in this event. Entry into this zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone: Parexel Fireworks Display
Document Number: E8-13137
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is creating a temporary safety zone for the Parexel Fireworks display to be held on June 23, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. The zone temporarily closes all waters of Boston Harbor within a three hundred (300) yard radius of the fireworks launch site located in Boston Harbor at approximate position 42[deg]21[min]26[sec] N., 071[deg]2[min]38[sec] W. The safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime public from the potential hazards posed by a fireworks display. Entry into this zone is prohibited during the closure period unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Boston.
Safety Zone; BWRC ‘300’ Enduro; Lake Moolvalya, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E8-13146
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Lake Moolvalya region on the lower Colorado River in support of the Bluewater Resort and Casino `300' Enduro. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety zone; BWRC Annual Thanksgiving Regatta; Lake Moolvalya, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E8-13142
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Lake Moolvalya region on the lower Colorado River in support of the Bluewater Resort and Casino Annual Thanksgiving Regatta. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; IJSBA World Finals; Colorado River, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Document Number: E8-13123
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu on the lower Colorado River in support of the IJSBA World Finals. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-New
Document Number: E8-13117
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding one Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625-New, Proceedings of the Marine Safety and Security Council, the Coast Guard Journal of Safety and Security at Sea; online subscription request form. Our ICR describes 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.
Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0109
Document Number: E8-13104
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding one Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0109, Drawbridge Operation Regulations. Our ICR describes 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.
Temporary Safety Zone: Richland Regatta Hydroplane Races, Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA
Document Number: E8-13092
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Richland Regatta Hydroplane Race to be held on the waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA. The safety zone will limit the movement of non-participating vessels in the race area. This temporary rule is needed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event.
Drawbridge Upper Mississippi River, Clinton, IA; Repair and Maintenance
Document Number: E8-13085
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Clinton Railroad Drawbridge, Mile 518.0, Clinton, Iowa, across the Upper Mississippi River. The deviation is necessary for the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation for intermittent periods of up to 1 hour and 30 minutes in duration, allowing the bridge owner time to perform necessary repairs to the bridge approaches and adjacent rail bed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Boca Raton, FL
Document Number: E8-12804
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Spanish River Boulevard bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1044.9, at Boca Raton, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to operate with a five feet reduced vertical clearance, operate with single leaf openings, and/or operate with full double leaf opening pending a three hour advance notice.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: E8-12802
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
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 Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, California. The deviation is necessary to allow the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to conduct major roadwork on Interstate 5 through downtown Sacramento. This deviation allows the drawspan to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during rush hour time periods.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: New River (South Fork), Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: E8-12800
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Davie Boulevard (SW Twelfth Street) Bridge, New River (South Fork), mile 0.9, at Fort Lauderdale, FL. The deviation is necessary to provide for the safety of workers in conducting maintenance on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during limited hours of the day.
Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: E8-12651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that public meetings for the May 23, 2008 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on dry cargo residue discharges in the Great Lakes and its supporting Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) will be held in Duluth, Minnesota, and Cleveland, Ohio, in July 2008. The proposed rule would allow the continued discharge of certain non-toxic and non-hazardous bulk dry cargo residues in the Great Lakes. Existing prohibitions on discharges in certain areas would be continued, and additional sensitive and protected areas would be defined as no-discharge zones. Recordkeeping and reporting requirements would be imposed, and the voluntary use of measures to control residues would be encouraged.
Safety Zones; Fireworks, Central and Northern Massachusetts
Document Number: E8-12479
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the temporary creation of safety zones for fireworks events being held on several waterways of Massachusetts this summer. These safety zones will last for the limited duration of the six fireworks events occurring near the water along the central and northern portions of Massachusetts' Atlantic Coast. The zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Upper Potomac River, Washington Channel, Washington Harbor, DC
Document Number: E8-12475
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone upon specified waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a barge located within Washington Channel, in Washington Harbor, DC. This action will restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Washington Channel.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Arthur Kill, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: E8-12396
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a new temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Arthur Kill (AK) Railroad Bridge across Arthur Kill at mile 11.6 between Staten Island, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to test a new operating rule for the bridge that will help determine the most equitable and safe solution to facilitate the present and anticipated needs of navigation and rail traffic. This deviation requires the AK Railroad Bridge to remain in the open position but allows the bridge owner/operator to schedule bridge closure periods after consultation with the marine community.
Security Zone; Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E8-12361
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone around Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers (LNGCs) approaching, engaging, regasifying, disengaging, mooring or otherwise conducting operations at the deepwater port facility in Massachusetts Bay, the Northeast Gateway Deepwater Port. The zone temporarily closes all waters of Massachusetts Bay within a five hundred (500) meter radius of LNCG vessels in the vicinity of the position 42[deg]23' N, 070[deg]36' W. The security zone is necessary to protect LNGCs calling on the deepwater port from security threats or other subversive acts. Entry into this zone is prohibited during the closure period unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston, Massachusetts.
``McCormick & Baxter'' Regulated Navigation Area, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E8-12147
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Regulated Navigation Area on the Willamette River, Portland Oregon Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to preserve the integrity of the engineered pilot cap placed over contaminated sediments as part of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund cleanup action at the McCormick & Baxter Creosoting Company Superfund Site. This proposed rule is needed to prohibit activities that would cause disturbance of pilot cap material, which was placed to isolate and contain underlying contaminated sediment.
Safety Zone; Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME; Frontier Sentinel 2008
Document Number: E8-12175
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary moving safety zones around Coast Guard and Navy vessels as well as five fixed safety zones off to the west and south of Gerrish Island, south of Kittery Point, east of Jaffrey Point, and east of Odiornes Point during the Frontier Sentinel Exercise on the Piscataqua River, a homeland security exercise that will involve underwater equipment and operations. This rule will establish multiple fixed and moving safety zones that will be enforced from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on June 9, 2008 through June 12, 2008 from the General Sullivan Bridge, U.S. Route 16 to one mile seaward of the Red ``2KR'' buoy at the mouth of the river. This action is necessary to protect federal, state, and local assets (including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV)) and others in the maritime community from the safety hazards that may arise from this large scale exercise.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, NC
Document Number: E8-12154
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for the ``Carolina Cup Regatta'', a powerboat race to be held on the waters of the Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Pasquotank River adjacent to Elizabeth City, North Carolina during the powerboat races.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E8-12151
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Pride of Baltimore Recycled Regatta'', a marine event to be held August 2, 2008 on the waters of the Patapsco River, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Baltimore Inner Harbor during the event.
``Gasco'' Regulated Navigation Area, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E8-12149
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Regulated Navigation Area on the Willamette River Portland Oregon Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to preserve the integrity of the clean engineered pilot cap placed over a portion of the NW Natural ``Gasco'' site (Site) remediation area as part of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund clean up action. This proposed rule is needed to prohibit activities that would cause disturbance of pilot cap material which was placed to isolate and contain underlying contaminated sediment.