Coast Guard February 8, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Underwater Hazard, Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2011-2689
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-02-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent safety zone within the waters of Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn, New York. This proposed safety zone is necessary to provide for the protection of the maritime public and safety of navigation from recently discovered underwater explosive hazards in Gravesend Bay. This action is intended to restrict unauthorized persons and vessels from traveling through or conducting underwater activities within a portion of Gravesend Bay until recently discovered military munitions are rendered safe and removed from the area. Entry into this zone would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or the designated on-scene representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Keokuk, IA
Document Number: 2011-2688
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-02-08
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 the bridge owner time to perform the needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge that is essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for thirty days.