Coast Guard December 23, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2013-30387
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to update special local regulations and permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for annual recurring marine events. When enforced, these proposed special local regulations and safety zones would restrict vessels from portions of water areas during certain annually recurring events. The proposed special local regulations and safety zones are intended to expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain maritime events.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; New Year's Eve Celebration/City of Mobile; Mobile Channel; Mobile, AL
Document Number: 2013-30382
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the City of Mobile New Year's Eve Celebration safety zone in the Mobile Channel, Mobile, AL from 11:30 p.m. December 31, 2013 until 12:30 a.m. January 1, 2014. This safety zone has been implemented in past years but the fireworks display will move to a new location in the Mobile Channel beginning with the December 31, 2013 display. This safety zone is necessary for the safeguard of participants and spectators, including all crews, vessels, and persons on navigable waters during the City of Mobile New Year's Eve Celebration fireworks display. 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 Mobile or a designated representative.
Notice of Statute of Limitations on Claims; Notice of Final Federal Agency Action on the Interstate 5 Bridge across the Columbia River
Document Number: 2013-30380
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-12-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the Coast Guard's final action on the issuance of a Coast Guard bridge permit, adoption of the bridge related portions of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)/Federal Transit Administration (FTA) prepared Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and issuance of a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River between Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon.