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Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes Northwestern Pennsylvania Regional Sub-Committee Vacancy
Document Number: 2018-23243
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes regional sub-committee Northwestern Pennsylvania Region submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port, Buffalo. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port as the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC), Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan (AMSP) for their area of responsibility.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0006
Document Number: 2018-23167
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0006, Shipping Articles; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0113
Document Number: 2018-23166
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents. Our ICR describes 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-23136
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the I Street Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.4, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to conduct preventative maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to-navigation position.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, WA
Document Number: 2018-23073
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington State pontoon highway bridge (Hood Canal Bridge) across Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate replacement newly discovered draw span operating equipment while installing upgrades. This deviation allows the bridge to open the half the draw, 300 feet, after receiving at least a four hour notice.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-23061
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in Seattle, Washington to discuss various issues relating to safety in the commercial fishing industry. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bonfouca Bayou, Slidell, LA
Document Number: 2018-23029
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the State Route 433 Bridge across Bonfouca Bayou, mile 7.0, at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to perform maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during nighttime hours for approximately 42 days.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Steamboat Slough (Snohomish River), Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2018-23028
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) Railroad Bridge (BNSF Bridge 37.0) across Steamboat Slough (Snohomish River), mile 1.0 near Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate scheduled replacement of bridge ties across the swing span replacement. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the maintenance to allow safe movement of work crews.
Safety Zone; Delaware River; Camden, NJ; Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2018-22911
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on a portion of the Delaware River in Camden, NJ. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters adjacent to the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, Camden, NJ, during a fireworks display on November 14, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Delaware River; Penn's Landing; Philadelphia, PA; Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2018-22868
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on a portion of the Delaware River in Philadelphia, PA. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters adjacent to Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA, during a fireworks display on October 19, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; NASA Activities, Gulf of Mexico, Galveston, TX
Document Number: 2018-22866
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary, moving safety zone for all navigable waters within a 1000-yard radius of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) crew module uprighting system test article while it is being tested in the territorial waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, TX. The safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by vessels and equipment engaged in the crew capsule's at-sea testing. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Houston- Galveston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Blount Boats Inc., Hull TGI-329
Document Number: 2018-22855
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the U.S. Coast Guard First District Prevention Department has issued a certificate of alternative compliance from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), for the Blount Boats Inc., Hull TGI-329. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute. Due to the construction and placement of the vessel's side lights, Hull TGI-329 cannot fully comply with the light, shape, or sound signal provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the vessel's design and construction. This notification of issuance of a certificate of alternative compliance promotes the Coast Guard's marine safety mission.
Safety Zone; Fox River, Brown County Fireworks, Green Bay, WI
Document Number: 2018-22845
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Fox River in Green Bay, WI, for all navigable waters within a 210-foot radius of the approximate launch position at 44[deg]31.016' N, 088[deg]01.016' W (NAD 83). This action is necessary to protect spectators, mariners, vessels, and property from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Hornblower Fireworks Display; San Francisco Bay; San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2018-22825
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay in support of the Hornblower Fireworks Display on October 20, 2018. This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2018-22813
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet in Houston, Texas, to review and discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-22801
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.4, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate bridge repairs and upgrades. This modified deviation extends the period the Burnside Bridge is authorized to operate in single leaf mode.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0095
Document Number: 2018-22787
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0095, Oil and Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention and Safety Records, Equivalents/Alternatives and Exemptions; without change. Our ICR describes 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-22746
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge over the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to conduct mechanical and electrical rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Special Local Regulation; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2018-22736
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0014
Document Number: 2018-22690
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Pennsauken Township, NJ
Document Number: 2018-22692
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the DELAIR Memorial Railroad Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 104.6, at Pennsauken Township, NJ. This deviation will allow the bridge to be remotely operated from the Conrail South Jersey dispatch center in Mount Laurel, NJ, instead of being operated by an on-site bridge tender.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0069
Document Number: 2018-22553
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register on September 6, 2018, concerning a sixty-day notice requesting comments on an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0069, Ballast Water Management Reporting and Recordkeeping; without change. The document contained an error in the document title in the header.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0035
Document Number: 2018-22552
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register on September 6, 2018, concerning a sixty-day notice requesting comments on an Information Collection Request to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159); without change. The document contained an error in the information collection request section.
Safety Zone; Blue Angels Air Show; St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2018-22519
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the St. Johns River in the vicinity of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida during the Blue Angels Air Show. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, remaining within, or anchoring in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events in the Coast Guard Sector Detroit Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2018-22517
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This proposed rule is intended to amend the rules that regulate vessel traffic and control navigation of portions of waterways during events that pose a hazard to public safety. This rule, if adopted, would add six new reoccurring special local regulations, remove six special local regulations, and amend the event, dates, and/ or regulated areas for the 15 recurring special local regulations that will be listed in a table. The permanent special local regulations established by this proposed rule are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with the varying types of marine events. This proposed rulemaking would restrict vessel traffic in the designated areas during the events unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Great Lakes Pilotage Rates-2019 Annual Review and Revisions to Methodology
Document Number: 2018-22513
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960, the Coast Guard is proposing new base pilotage rates and surcharges for the 2019 shipping season. This rule would adjust the pilotage rates to account for anticipated traffic, an increase in the number of pilots, anticipated inflation, and surcharges for applicant pilots. The result is an increase in pilotage rates, due to adjustment for inflation and the addition of two pilots.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Dutch Kills, Queens, NY
Document Number: 2018-22448
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Borden Avenue Bridge across Dutch Kills, mile 1.2, at Queens, NY. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge repairs. This temporary deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during bridge repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2018-22347
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the local community to participate in the Be the Gift 5K walk/run. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position during the deviation period.
Safety Zone; Head of the Buffalo Regatta; Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY
Document Number: 2018-22337
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Buffalo River during the Head of the Buffalo Regatta. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Buffalo River during the Head of the Buffalo Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and racers from the navigational hazards associated with the regatta.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2018-22336
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the I695 Bridge across Curtis Creek, mile 1.0, at Baltimore, MD. The deviation is necessary to facilitate maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed- to-navigation position.
Imposition of Conditions of Entry on Vessels Arriving to the United States From Certain Ports in the Republic of Iraq
Document Number: 2018-22291
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from certain ports in the Republic of Iraq. Conditions of entry are intended to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient anti-terrorism port measures in place.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-22231
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to support the Run Like Hell half marathon run event. This deviation allows the upper lift span of the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 94 to 97 Above Head of Passes
Document Number: 2018-22225
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the navigable waters of the Mississippi River between mile marker (MM) 94 and (MM) 97, above Head of Passes on November 30, 2018, to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on navigable waterways during a fireworks display.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Talbot and Dorchester Counties, MD
Document Number: 2018-22224
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain navigable waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these waters near Oxford, MD, from October 7, 2018, through October 15, 2018, during a sailboat regatta. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
Update to the 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines; Correction
Document Number: 2018-22214
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On October 2, 2018, the Coast Guard published a notice of availability of the 2016.1 PREP Guidelines. In the DATES section of the Notice of availability, the effective date of the 2016.1 PREP Guidelines is October 1, 2018. However, in Section 1.3, page 1-2, of the 2016.1 PREP Guidelines, the effective date is ``60 days after the date of publication in the Federal Register.'' The Coast Guard has corrected Section 1.3 of the 2016.1 PREP Guidelines to reflect the effective date is ``October 1, 2018.'' A corrected version of the 2016.1 PREP Guidelines has been uploaded to the USCG Homeport site at the following link: https://homeport.uscg.mil/missions/incident- management-and-preparedness/contingency-exercises/port-level- exercises/ port-level-exercises-general-information.
Safety Zone; Transmission Line Survey, Tennessee River Mile Marker 300 to 302, Decatur, AL
Document Number: 2018-22160
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River from mile marker 300 to mile marker 302. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the underwater survey of several transmission lines. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Cincinnati, OH
Document Number: 2018-22155
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 469 to MM 470.5 in Cincinnati, OH. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment during the Yeatman's Cove fireworks display. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Mile 182.5, St. Louis, MO
Document Number: 2018-22033
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters within 500 yards of the McKinley Highway and Railroad Bridge located on the Upper Mississippi River at mile marker (MM) 182.5. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the installation of electrical lines across the river. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Barters Island Bridge, Back River, Barters Island, ME
Document Number: 2018-21868
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a safety zone for the navigable waters within a 50 yard radius from the center point of the Barters Island Bridge, on the Back River, ME, approximately 4.6 miles north of the mouth of the waterway. When enforced, this proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone during bridge replacement operations unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Northern New England or a designated representative, which could pose as imminent hazard to persons and vessels operating in the area. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the demolition, subsequent removal, and replacement of the Barters Island Bridge and a temporary bridge. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; North Hero-Grand Isle Bridge, Lake Champlain, VT
Document Number: 2018-21867
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within a 50 yard radius from the center of the North Hero-Grand Isle Bridge, on Lake Champlain, VT. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and marine environment from potential hazards created by the demolition, subsequent removal, and replacement of the North Hero-Grand Isle Bridge. When enforced, this regulation prohibits entry of vessels or persons into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Northern New England or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Wicomico River, Salisbury, MD
Document Number: 2018-21771
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Main Street Bridge across the Wicomico River (North Prong), mile 22.4, at Salisbury, MD. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the cleaning and painting of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position and open on signal if at least 24 hours notice is given.
Safety Zone; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-21759
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Willamette River between the Tilikum Crossing and Marquam bridges in Portland, OR. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a fireworks display on October 27, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; APA Convention Fireworks; Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2018-21717
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-foot radius of the launch site at 101 Erieside Avenue, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the APA 70th Anniversary Convention fireworks displays. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2018-21674
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the South Park highway bridge (South Park Bridge), across the Duwamish Waterway mile 3.8, at Seattle, WA. The deviation allows the bridge owner to remove the drawtender during the late evening and early morning hours. This deviation authorizes the subject bridge to open during nighttime hours after receiving a 12 hour advance notice.
Safety Zone; Tumon Bay, Tumon, GU
Document Number: 2018-21621
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 190 yard radius of a fireworks barge located in Tumon Bay for the New Year's Eve Fireworks display. The Coast Guard believes this safety zone is necessary to protect the public from potential hazards created by the fireworks display fallout. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam (COTP). We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2018-21620
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2018 Mumfest celebration. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Update to the 2016 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines
Document Number: 2018-21450
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the final 2016.1 National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines. The Coast Guard publishes this notice on behalf of the Preparedness for Response Exercise Program Compliance, Coordination, and Consistency Committee (PREP 4C). The PREP 4C includes representatives from the Coast Guard under the Department of Homeland Security, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration under the Department of Transportation, and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement under the Department of the Interior.
Special Local Regulation; Breton Bay, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2018-21350
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Breton Bay. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of Breton Bay, at Leonardtown, MD, on October 6, 2018, and October 7, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA
Document Number: 2018-21309
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 529 Highway Bridge, north bound, across Steamboat Slough, mile 1.2, near Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate painting and preservation. This modified deviation changes the period the subject bridge is authorized to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2018-21276
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River to minimize risks caused by vessels transiting near vessels and divers conducting post-Hurricane Florence recovery operations. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless a vessel meets the stated requirements or is specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port North Carolina (COTP).