Coast Guard June 15, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Columbia River Zone
Document Number: 2011-14832
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones in 33 CFR 165.1315 for fireworks displays in the Captain of the Port Zone from May through September 2011. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the crews onboard the vessels involved in the fireworks displays, the maritime public, and all observers. During the enforcement period for each specific safety zone, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Columbia River or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2011-14829
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from July 2, 2011 through July 30, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2011-14828
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing 17 temporary safety zones for marine events within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound Zone for firework displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race, Savannah River, Augusta, GA
Document Number: 2011-14826
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia during the Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race. The Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Race will consist of a series of high-speed boat races. The event is scheduled to take place from Thursday, July 14, 2011 through Sunday, July 18, 2011. The temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of race participants, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Savannah or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2011-14824
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the Gilmerton (US13/460) Bridge across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch), AIWW mile 5.8, at Chesapeake, VA. Due to the construction of the new Gilmerton Highway Bridge, the existing drawbridge has experienced increased delays to vehicular traffic during unscheduled vessel openings. This change will allow adjustments and set opening periods for the bridge during the day until December 20, 2013, relieving vehicular traffic congestion during the weekday and weekend daytime hours while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in the Sector Columbia River Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-14781
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones on the Columbia River, Willamette River, Lewis River, and Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Chetco River for 4th of July fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Rochester Harbor Festival, Genesee River, Rochester, NY
Document Number: 2011-14780
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Genesee River, Rochester, NY for the Rochester Harbor Festival fireworks. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from the mouth of the Genesee River in Rochester during the Rochester Harbor Festival fireworks on June 25, 2011. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone Regulations, Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2011-14779
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Seafair Blue Angels Air Show safety zone on Lake Washington, Seattle, WA from 9 a.m. on August 4, 2011 to 4 p.m. on August 7, 2011. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2011-14776
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 8:30 p.m. on June 23, 2011 through 11:30 p.m. on September 5, 2011. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; M/V DAVY CROCKETT, Columbia River
Document Number: 2011-14775
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is extending the enforcement of a safety zone established on the waters of the Columbia River surrounding the M/ V DAVY CROCKETT at approximate river mile 117. The original safety zone was established on January 28, 2011. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the response workers and maritime public from the hazards associated with ongoing salvage operations involving the M/ V DAVY CROCKETT. All persons and vessels are prohibited from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Columbia River or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Truman-Hobbs Alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge; Illinois River, Morris, IL
Document Number: 2011-14773
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Illinois River near Morris, Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Illinois River due to the Truman-Hobbs alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the alteration of the Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Drawbridge.