Coast Guard March 21, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival, Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2016-06312
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Buffalo River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Buffalo River Works, Buffalo, NY, during the Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival on June 18, 2016. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from passing through the safety zone during race heats unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Recreational Boating Safety-Strategic Plan of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program 2017-2021
Document Number: 2016-06303
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard requests public comments on its draft strategic plan of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program for 2017-2021. This plan is under development to coordinate efforts of stakeholders to prevent future deaths and injuries of recreational boaters.
Safety Zone; Cocos Lagoon, Merizo, GU
Document Number: 2016-06294
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone for Coco's Crossing swim event in the waters of Coco's Lagoon, Guam. This event is scheduled to take place from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 29, 2015. This safety zone is necessary to protect all persons and vessels participating in this marine event from potential safety hazards associated with vessel traffic in the area. Race participants, chase boats and organizers of the event will be exempt from the safety zone. Entry of persons or vessels into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP). We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2016-06266
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. The deviation is necessary to ensure the safety of attendees to the annual Mumfest celebration. This deviation allows the bridge draw span to remain in the closed to navigation position at two hour increments to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the annual Mumfest celebration.
Safety Zone; Richland Regatta, Columbia River, Richland, WA
Document Number: 2016-05880
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-03-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA, between River Miles 337 and 338, during a hydroplane boat race from June 3, 2016, through June 5, 2016. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the event. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.