Coast Guard February 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Meeting and Comment Request on MARPOL Reception Facilities
Document Number: E9-4146
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking comments and recommendations from the public for optimizing domestic International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) port reception facilities and will conduct a public meeting on the subject on Thursday, March 12, 2009, at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593. The purpose of the meeting is to assist and complement efforts by the Coast Guard's Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) on implementing MARPOL regulations with respect to providing adequate port/terminal MARPOL reception facilities.
Safety Zone; Dutch Shoe Regatta; San Diego Harbor, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-4073
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone within the navigable waters of the San Diego Harbor in San Diego, California for the Dutch Shoe Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other users and vessels 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; AVI May Fireworks Display; Laughlin, NV
Document Number: E9-4071
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone, on the navigable waters of the lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. 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; Blue Water Resort and Casino Spring Classic; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-4070
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moolvalya region of the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Blue Water Resort and Casino Spring Classic. This temporary 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; Blue Water Resort and Casino APBA National Tour Rounds 1 & 2; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-4069
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone within the Lake Moolvalya region of the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona for the Blue Water Resort and Casino APBA National Tour Rounds 1 and 2. This temporary 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; Baltimore Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E9-4067
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in all navigable waters of the Captain of the Port Baltimore zone. The temporary safety zone restricts vessels from transiting the zone during the effective period, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore, or his designated representative. This safety zone is necessary to protect mariners from the hazards associated with ice in the navigable waterway.
Safety Zone: Route 5 Bridge Demolition, Chickahominy River, Charles City County and James City County, VA
Document Number: E9-3769
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Chickahominy River in the vicinity of Charles City County and James City County, VA in support of the demolition of the Route 5 Bridge over the Chickahominy River. This action will protect the maritime public on the Chickahominy River from the hazards associated with bridge demolition and explosive blasting.
Safety Zone; Naval Underwater Detonation; Northwest Harbor, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-3764
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Northwest Harbor of San Clemente Island in support of the Naval Underwater Detonation. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ironman 70.3 California; Oceanside Harbor, Oceanside, CA
Document Number: E9-3761
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a temporary safety zone within the navigable waters of Oceanside Harbor for the Ironman 70.3 California. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide safety for the swimmers, crew, spectators, vessels and other 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; Underwater Object, Massachusetts Bay, MA.
Document Number: E9-3670
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending the duration of a temporary safety zone surrounding an underwater object located approximately 17 miles northeast of Scituate, Massachusetts in Massachusetts Bay. This action is necessary to ensure that vessels are not endangered by dredging, diving, salvage, anchoring, fishing or other activities in this area. This temporary rulemaking is needed to protect the environment, the commercial fishing industry, and the general public from potential hazards associated with the underwater object.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL
Document Number: E9-3571
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Southern Railroad Drawbridge across the Tennessee River, mile 304.4, at Decatur, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to allow time for conducting needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed to navigation position and not open to vessel traffic.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Houma, LA
Document Number: E9-3569
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
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 Louisiana State Route 316 (LA 316) pontoon span bridge, also known as the Bayou Blue Bridge, across Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 49.8, west of Harvey Lock (WHL) at Houma in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for one day in order to perform scheduled maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Secaucus, NJ, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-3566
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Upper Hack Bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 6.9, at Secaucus, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two days to facilitate bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bayou Lacarpe, Mile 7.5, at Houma, Lafourche Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-3564
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
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 SR 661 Vertical Lift Bridge across Bayou Lacarpe, mile 7.5, at Houma, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace all the wire ropes used to lift the movable span of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during daytime hours and require an advance notice for openings during the nighttime.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Scotts Hill, NC
Document Number: E9-3561
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operation regulations of the Figure Eight Swing Bridge, at AIWW mile 278.1, at Scotts Hill, NC. This proposal would allow for the drawbridge to open on signal every hour on the half hour for the passage of pleasure vessels. At all times, the draw will continue to open on signal for commercial vessels. The proposed change would result in more efficient use of the bridge.
Salvage and Marine Firefighting Requirements; Vessel Response Plans for Oil
Document Number: Z8-30604
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-3558
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On February 13, 2009, the Coast Guard published a Federal Register notice announcing a teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC will discuss data on foreign vessels arriving on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf from abroad as well as other items that it may consider. This notice supplements that original teleconference meeting notice.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York
Document Number: E9-3381
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning the revision of boundaries of three anchorage grounds adjacent to Ellis and Liberty Islands in Upper New York Bay. The proposed rule is being withdrawn due to the decision not to expand two security zones around Ellis and Liberty Islands. The decision not to expand the security zones removes the need to revise the anchorage ground boundaries.
Passenger Weight and Inspected Vessel Stability Requirements
Document Number: E9-3155
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the period for public comment on its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on regulations governing the stability of passenger vessels and the maximum number of passengers that may safely be permitted on board a vessel. The comment period will close on March 20, 2009.
Announcement of Public Meeting Regarding the Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project, Detroit River, Detroit, MI and Windsor, ON, Canada
Document Number: E9-3324
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (USCG), as lead federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act, will hold a public meeting for citizens to provide oral comments relating to the Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project (ABEP) across the Detroit River between Detroit, MI and Windsor, ON, Canada. The project entails construction of a companion bridge adjacent to the existing Ambassador Bridge. This meeting will serve to update the public on the USCG coordination efforts with other expert agencies that have occurred since the ABEP draft Environmental Assessment was published for comment in May 2007. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, St. Petersburg Beach and South Pasadena, FL
Document Number: E9-3301
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-17
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 Pinellas Bayway Structure ``C'' and Corey Causeway (SR 693) Bridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, miles 114 and 117.7, at St. Petersburg Beach, and South Pasadena, FL. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedules to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow both drawbridges to operate on a twice an hour schedule during the day. This deviation may be terminated/cancelled at any time via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-3299
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces a teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) to discuss items listed in the agenda as well as other items that NOSAC may consider. This meeting will be open to the public.
Safety and Security Zones: New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E9-3162
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule modifies several aspects of the permanent safety and security zones within the New York Captain of the Port Zone. This action modifies existing safety and security zones, consolidates and modifies safety and security zones currently found in separate regulations, and removes certain safety and security zones so as to better meet the safety and security needs of the New York and New Jersey port community.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-3157
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC) will meet in Jacksonville, FL to discuss various issues relating to commercial vessel safety in the fishing industry. This meeting will be open to the public.
IMO MARPOL Reception Facility Advance Notice Form and Waste Delivery Receipt
Document Number: E9-3126
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted, with the support of the U.S. Government, through its delegation to IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC-58) meeting in October 2008, standardized formats for an Advanced Notice Form (ANF) and a Waste Delivery Receipt (WDR) relating to vessel waste streams. We anticipate that the new form and receipt will be widely distributed to vessels making port calls to the U.S. The Coast Guard encourages their use.
Safety Zone; Perdido Regional Host Outer Continental Shelf Platform in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: E9-3124
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around the Perdido Regional Host (PRH), a high-production, manned oil and natural gas platform. The platform needs to be protected from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways. Placing a safety zone around the platform will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Implementation in the Maritime Sector; Hazardous Materials Endorsement for a Commercial Driver's License
Document Number: E9-3119
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document informs owners and operators of facilities located on the island of American Samoa within Captain of the Port Zone Honolulu that the date by which they must implement access control procedures utilizing TWIC has been extended to no later than April 14, 2009. This extension is due to the fact that a large percentage of the maritime workforce in American Samoa is not native to the island, and do not need to comply with United States immigration laws.
Regulated Navigation Areas; Bars Along the Coasts of Oregon and Washington
Document Number: E9-2592
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish Regulated Navigation Areas (RNA) covering specific bars along the coasts of Oregon and Washington that will include procedures for restricting and/or closing those bars as well as additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs. The RNAs are necessary to help ensure the safety of the persons and vessels operating in those hazardous bar areas. The RNAs will do so by establishing clear procedures for restricting and/or closing the bars and mandating additional safety requirements for recreational and small commercial vessels operating in the RNAs when certain conditions exist.
Security Zone; Naval Base Point Loma; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-2879
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the expansion of a naval security zone. This action would expand an existing security zone, which in doing so would encompass a nearby security zone in its entirety. The subsumed security zone would be removed. This action also proposes the installation of water barriers within the expanded security zone. These water borne barriers will provide a line of demarcation and a defensive measure as a safeguard from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. No persons or vessel may enter or remain in the security zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port, the Commander of Naval Base Point Loma, the Commander of Naval Region Southwest, or a designated representative of those individuals.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0079 and 1625-0088
Document Number: E9-2672
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-10
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 two Information Collection Requests (ICRs), 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 collections of information: 1625-0079, Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1995 and 1997 Amendments to the International Convention; and 1625-0088, Voyage Planning for Tank Barge Transits in the Northeast United States. Our ICRs describe 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.
Pollution Prevention Equipment
Document Number: Z9-802
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia
Document Number: E9-2589
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing the operation of the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across the Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This proposal aims to balance the number of required bridge openings based on the projected use by vehicular and marine traffic needs.
Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-2408
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area and safety zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This temporary interim rule places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the Army Corps of Engineers' electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Nanticoke River, Seaford, DE
Document Number: E9-2499
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the SR 13 Bridge, at mile 39.6, across Nanticoke River, in Seaford, Delaware. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to operate on an advance notice basis on particular dates and times. The deviation is necessary to perform inspections of the electrical and mechanical systems.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cedar Creek, Cedar Beach, DE
Document Number: E9-2498
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the SR 36 Bridge, at mile 0.5, across Cedar Creek, in Cedar Beach, Delaware. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to operate on an advance notice basis on particular dates and times. The deviation is necessary to perform inspections of the electrical and mechanical systems.
Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-2497
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Industry Vessel Safety Advisory Committee (CFIVSAC). The CFIVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard for improving commercial fishing industry safety practices.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bayou Lacarpe, Mile 7.5, at Houma, Lafourche Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-2492
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-06
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 SR 661 Vertical Lift Bridge across Bayou Lacarpe, mile 7.5, at Houma, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace all the wire ropes used to lift the movable span of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed during daytime hours and requires an advance notice for openings during the nighttime.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Dubuque, IA
Document Number: E9-2349
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Illinois Central Railroad Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 579.9, at Dubuque, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow time for conducting needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-2339
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern 7 Railroad Bridge, at AIWW mile 5.8, across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch) in Chesapeake, VA. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position on specific dates and times to facilitate structural repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: Upper Mississippi River, Keokuk, IA, Activity Identifier; Repair and Maintenance
Document Number: E9-2316
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
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 Keokuk Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 364.0, at Keokuk, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow time for performing needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given from 12:01 a.m., January 12, 2009 until 9 a.m., February 8, 2009.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Number: 1625-0035
Document Number: E9-2315
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-04
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 an 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: 1625-0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, and Engineering Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR 159). 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.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0101, 1625-0102, and 1625-0103
Document Number: E9-2313
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) and Analyses to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0101, Periodic Gauging and Engineering Analyses for Certain Tank Vessels Over 30 Years Old; (2) 1625-0102, National Response Resource Inventory; and (3) 1625-0103, Mandatory Ship Reporting System for the Northeast and Southeast Coasts of the United States. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, Schedule Change
Document Number: E9-2311
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulation for the Broadway and Burnside Bridges across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, in Portland, Oregon so that one-hour notice is required from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and two-hour notice at all other times. Also, the Broadway Bridge is deleted as a point of contact for upstream vessels, leaving the Hawthorne Bridge as the point of contact for both upstream and downstream travel directions. These changes are necessary to reduce the staffing requirements for the bridges, which has been made possible by the infrequent number of requests for openings received.
``Gasco'' Regulated Navigation Area, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E9-2310
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
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 rule is needed to prohibit activities that would cause disturbance of pilot cap material which was placed to isolate and contain underlying contaminated sediment.
``McCormick & Baxter'' Regulated Navigation Area, Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: E9-2308
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a Regulated Navigation Area on the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon. 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 rule is needed to prohibit activities that would cause disturbance of pilot cap material, which was placed to isolate and contain underlying contaminated sediment.