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Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2012-16118
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0033, Display of Fire Control Plans for Vessels and 1625-0047, Plan Approval and Records for Vital System Automation. 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.
Safety Zone: Skagway Harbor, Skagway, AK for 4th of July Fireworks
Document Number: 2012-16117
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters within a 1,000 foot radius of the fireworks launching point located on the White Pass and Yukon Railway Dock in position 59[deg]26.70' north and 135[deg]19.58' west in the vicinity of the mouth of the Small Boat Harbor, Skagway, Alaska, to limit access for the duration of the 4th of July Fireworks display. Persons desiring to transit within this safety zone must contact the Captain of the Port Southeast Alaska, or the designated on scene representative via VHF radio channel 16 or 13 (156.650 MHz) to receive permission.
Safety Zone; KULLUK, Outer Continental Shelf Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU), Beaufort Sea, AK
Document Number: 2012-16116
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 500-meter safety zone in the navigable waters, from the surface to seabed, around the MODU KULLUK while anchored or deploying and recovering moorings on location in order to drill exploratory wells at various prospects located in the Beaufort Sea Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska, on or about July 1, 2012, through November 30, 2012. See TABLE 1. The purpose of the temporary safety zone is to protect the MODU from surface and subsurface vessels that are operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways. Placing a safety zone around the MODU will significantly reduce the threat of allisions that could result in oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment. Lawful demonstrations may be conducted outside of the safety zone.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River, Mile Marker 230.0 to Mile Marker 237.0, in the Vicinity of Baton Rouge, LA
Document Number: 2012-16114
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR) beginning at mile marker (MM) 230.0 and ending at MM 237.0, in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a maritime salvage operation. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless vessels have met the specified instructions or are specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Blue Angels Air Show; Gulf of Mexico & Santa Rosa Sound; Pensacola, FL
Document Number: 2012-16113
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a Safety Zone for the Blue Angels Air Show in the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Sound, Pensacola, Florida from 12:01 a.m. July 11, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. July 15, 2012. This action is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Blue Angels Air Show. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the Safety Zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Boston Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2012-16098
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Boston Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their applications for membership, to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Boston, MA.
Alternate Tonnage Threshold for Oil Spill Response Vessels
Document Number: 2012-15976
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing an alternate size threshold based on the measurement system established under the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969, for oil spill response vessels, which are properly certificated under 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter L. The present size threshold of 500 gross register tons is based on the U.S. regulatory measurement system. This final rule provides an alternative for owners and operators of offshore supply vessels that may result in an increase in oil spill response capacity and capability. This final rule adopts, without change, the interim rule amending 46 CFR part 126 published in the Federal Register on Monday, December 12, 2011.
Safety Zones; Sellwood Bridge Project, Willamette River; Portland, OR
Document Number: 2012-15951
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two safety zones to remain in effect throughout the duration of the construction and renewal of the Sellwood Bridge located on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels transiting in close proximity to cranes, barges, and temporary structures associated with this construction project. During the effective period, all vessels will be required to remain at the prescribed safe distance from the construction area while transiting in the vicinity of the Sellwood Bridge project; however, the establishment of these safety zones does not entirely close this section of the Willamette River. The section of the Willamette River between the safety zones will remain open for vessel transits, and it will have a minimum channel width of 138 feet at all times.
Safety Zone; NOBLE DISCOVERER, Outer Continental Shelf Drillship, Chukchi and/or Beaufort Seas, AK
Document Number: 2012-15950
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 500-meter safety zone in the navigable waters, from the surface to seabed, around the DRILLSHIP NOBLE DISCOVERER, while anchored or deploying and recovering moorings on location in order to drill exploratory wells at various prospects located in the Chukchi and/or Beaufort Seas Outer Continental Shelf, Alaska, on or about July 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012. See TABLE 1. The purpose of the temporary safety zone is to protect the drillship from vessels operating outside the normal shipping channels and fairways. Placing a safety zone around the drillship will significantly reduce the threat of allisions, which could result in oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment. Lawful demonstrations may be conducted outside of the safety zone.
Safety Zone; Mentor Harbor Yachting Club Fireworks, Lake Erie, Mentor, OH
Document Number: 2012-15826
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Mentor, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Mentor Harbor Yachting Club fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Olcott Fireworks, Lake Ontario, Olcott, NY
Document Number: 2012-15825
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on Lake Ontario, Olcott, New York. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Ontario during the Olcott fireworks on July 3, 2012. The safety zone is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, St. Lawrence River, Alexandria Bay, NY
Document Number: 2012-15824
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the St. Lawrence River, Alexandria Bay, New York. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the St. Lawrence River during the Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce fireworks on July 4, 2012. The safety zone is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound
Document Number: 2012-15823
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various fireworks displays' and swimming events' safety zones in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on various dates and times listed in the tables below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during these regattas, fireworks displays and swim events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of Tonawanda July 4th Celebration, Niagara River, Tonawanda, NY
Document Number: 2012-15822
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the Niagara River, Tonawanda, New York. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Niagara River during the City of Tonawanda July 4th Celebration fireworks on July 4, 2012. The safety zone is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Village of Sodus Point Fireworks Display, Sodus Bay, Sodus Point, NY
Document Number: 2012-15820
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Sodus Bay, Sodus Point, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Sodus Bay during the Village of Sodus Point Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Three Mile Slough, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2012-15818
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating regulation that governs the Hwy 160 drawbridge across Three Mile Slough, mile 0.1, at Rio Vista, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow California Department of Transportation to install electrical equipment on the drawbridge. This deviation allows the vertical lift drawspan to be secured closed to navigation at various times during the project.
Safety Zone; Richmond-Essex County Fourth of July Fireworks, Rappahannock River, Tappahannock, VA
Document Number: 2012-15817
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the Rappahannock River in the vicinity of Tappahannock, VA to support the Richmond-Essex County Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during an aerial fireworks display. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2012-15816
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
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 9:30 p.m. on June 18, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. on September 2, 2012. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce 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; Oswego Independence Celebration Fireworks, Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY
Document Number: 2012-15815
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Oswego Harbor, Oswego, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Oswego Harbor during the Oswego Independence Celebration Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Special Local Regulation, Underwater Music Festival, Carr Inlet, Cutts Island, WA
Document Number: 2012-15640
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a Special Local Regulation (SLR) around Cutts Island located in Carr Inlet, WA. This SLR is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public during the Underwater Music Festival and would do so by establishing speed and towing restrictions, limiting the number of vessels permitted to raft together and limiting the distance persons are permitted to swim from vessels or shore.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2012-15639
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his Designated Representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Biloxi Bay Fireworks; Biloxi Bay; Biloxi, MS
Document Number: 2012-15550
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a Safety Zone for the Biloxi Bay Fireworks event in Biloxi Bay, Biloxi, MS from 8:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. on July 4, 2012. This action is necessary to safeguard participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the Biloxi Bay Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting or anchoring in the Safety Zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Independence Day Fireworks, Kings Beach, CA
Document Number: 2012-15545
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Kings Beach Independence Day Fireworks display from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. on July 3, 2012. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2012-15543
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Interstate 5 (I-5) Bridges across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the movement of heavier than normal roadway traffic associated with the Independence Day fireworks show near the I-5 Bridges. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the event.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2012-15513
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9 a.m. on June 22, 2012 through 6 p.m. on July 29, 2012. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. Enforcement of these special local regulations rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in specified areas immediately prior to, during, and immediately after regattas or marine parades. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the regulated areas without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations; ODBA Draggin' on the Waccamaw, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Bucksport, SC
Document Number: 2012-15512
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Bucksport, South Carolina during the ODBA Draggin' on the Waccamaw, a series of high-speed boat races. The event will take place on Saturday, June 23, 2012 and Sunday, June 24, 2012. Approximately 40 high-speed race boats are anticipated to participate in the races. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters of the United States during the event. These special local regulations will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Persons and vessels that are not participating in the races will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; East Tawas Offshore Gran Prix, Tawas Bay; East Tawas, MI
Document Number: 2012-15511
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation on Tawas Bay, Michigan. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the East Tawas Offshore Gran Prix boat race. This special local regulation will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a portion of Tawas Bay. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-15266
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for the San Francisco Independence Day Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA
Document Number: 2012-15265
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Berkeley Marina Fourth of July Fireworks display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-15264
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the City of Sausalito's Fourth of July Fireworks in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Arctic Drilling and Support Vessels, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2012-15156
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around the nineteen vessels associated with Arctic drilling as well as their lead towing vessels while those vessels are underway in the Puget Sound Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and specified vessels while they transit and will do so by prohibiting any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a Designated Representative.
Security Zone; Cruise Ships, Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, CA
Document Number: 2012-14973
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish fixed security zones around and under any cruise ships visiting Santa Barbara Harbor, Santa Barbara, California. This proposed regulation is needed for national security reasons to protect cruise ships, vessels, users of the waterway and the port from potential terrorist acts. These security zones would encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor within a 100-yard radius of any cruise ship located within 3 nautical miles of the Santa Barbara Harbor Breakwater Light (Light List Number 3750). Entry into these zones would be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Los Angeles Long Beach (LA-LB), or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Isleton, CA
Document Number: 2012-14974
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating regulation that governs the Isleton Drawbridge across Sacramento River, mile 18.7, at Isleton, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow California Department of Transportation to paint and perform routine maintenance on the drawbridge. This deviation allows single leaf operation of the double leaf bascule style drawbridge during the project.
Special Local Regulations; Annual Bayview Mackinac Race
Document Number: 2012-14972
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent Special Local Regulations to provide for the safe control of vessel movement during the start of the Annual Bayview Mackinac Race, commonly known as the Port Huron to Mackinac Sail Race. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the general boating public and commercial shipping during the start of the race.
Safety Zones; Fireworks Displays in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2012-14847
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing fourteen safety zones for fireworks displays within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display, Potomac River, National Harbor Access Channel; Oxon Hill, MD
Document Number: 2012-14846
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon specified waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a floating platform located within the National Harbor Access Channel at Oxon Hill in Prince Georges County, Maryland. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of the Potomac River.
Safety Zone; Bullhead City Regatta; Bullhead City, AZ
Document Number: 2012-14845
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Bullhead City, Arizona for the Bullhead City Regatta on August 11, 2012. 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 would be 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, Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Pagan River, Smithfield, VA
Document Number: 2012-14727
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pagan River in Smithfield, VA in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Sheboygan Harbor Fest, Sheboygan, WI
Document Number: 2012-14725
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River, Sheboygan, WI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan Harbor during the Sheboygan Harbor Fest Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2012-14720
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal from Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at various times from July 19, 2012 until July 27, 2012. This action is necessary to protect the waterways, waterway users, and vessels from hazards associated with the Army Corps of Engineers' safety testing of the demonstration barrier and barriers IIA and IIB.
Safety Zone; Olde Ellison Bay Days Fireworks Display, Ellison Bay, WI
Document Number: 2012-14714
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan during the Olde Ellison Bay Days Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2012-14709
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Boston Harbor, Holmes Harbor, Port Gardner and Port Townsend for various summer 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 all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; North Topsail Beach, NC
Document Number: 2012-14652
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance of the NC 210 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 252.3, at North Topsail Beach, North Carolina.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, LA
Document Number: 2012-14651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to solicit additional comments concerning its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change the regulation governing the six bridges across Bayou Lafourche, south of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW).
Special Local Regulation and Security Zone: War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, Port of Boston, MA
Document Number: 2012-14650
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation and temporary security zones during and after the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration events in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between June 28, 2012 and July 6, 2012. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during this event.
Safety Zone; Bay Swim V, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2012-14648
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Presque Island Bay, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Presque Island Bay during the Bay Swim V swimming event. The safety zone is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a large scale swimming event.
Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays; Northwest Harbor (East Channel) and Tred Avon River, MD
Document Number: 2012-14647
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement periods and regulated areas of safety zone regulations for two recurring fireworks displays within the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to recurring fireworks display events that take place at Baltimore, MD and Oxford, MD. Safety zone 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 Northwest Harbor (East Channel), Patapsco River, and Tred Avon River during the event.
Safety Zone; Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float-in, Elizabeth River; Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2012-14645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float- in and bridge construction of span placement. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the float-in and span placement.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Wrightsville Beach, NC; Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2012-14644
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Coast Guard Fifth District, has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern three North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) bridges: The S.R. 74 Bridge, across AIWW, mile 283.1 at Wrightsville Beach, NC; the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge across the Cape Fear River, mile 26.8; and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0; both at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the YMCA Tri Span 5K & 10K races. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the races.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Emerald Isle, NC
Document Number: 2012-14643
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Emerald Isle, North Carolina. The safety zone would temporarily restrict vessel movement. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance of the NC 58 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 226, at Emerald Isle, North Carolina.