Coast Guard February 22, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revision of the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines
Document Number: 2012-4021
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-02-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) is designed to facilitate the periodic testing of oil spill response plans of certain vessels and facilities. The Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) are working to revise the PREP Guidelines to reflect changes to regulations, agency reorganizations, and lessons learned from past preparedness activities and recent response activities. The PREP Guidelines were last revised in 2002. This notice solicits comments and suggestions for updating the PREP Guidelines.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; The Gut, South Bristol, ME
Document Number: 2012-4020
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-22
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 Gut Bridge, mile 0.2, across The Gut at South Bristol, Maine. The deviation is necessary to facilitate subsurface test boring at the bridge. This deviation will allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for two days.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-4019
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-22
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, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the 8th Annual Shamrock Half Marathon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2012-4016
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-02-22
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, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to conduct maintenance of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance period.