Navy Department October 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Hearing of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for an Annex to the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E6-18248
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
In accordance with Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500- 1508), the Department of the Navy (DON), Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar), and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announce the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) that evaluates the potential environmental effects of the land use agreement between the DON and the VA National Cemetery Administration (NCA) for the proposed annex to the existing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at Point Loma in San Diego, CA. The DEIS also evaluates the potential effects of construction and operation of the proposed cemetery annex. The annex would be located at MCAS Miramar, in San Diego, CA. The purpose of the proposed action is to provide needed burial space on federal land for military veterans in the San Diego area. The DEIS addresses the proposed site (Site 2), one on-site development alternative (Site 4), and the No Action Alternative. The DEIS evaluates the potential environmental effects associated with each of the alternatives. Issues addressed in the DEIS include land use, socioeconomics/environmental justice, utilities, public services, visual resources, cultural resources, biological resources, soils and geology, water resources, public health and safety, traffic/ circulation, air quality, and noise. Impact analyses include an evaluation of direct, indirect, short-term, and cumulative impacts.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: E6-17431
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS HAWAII (SSN 776) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Meeting of the Naval Research Advisory Committee; Correction
Document Number: E6-17088
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-16
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of Defense published a notice in the Federal Register on August 4, 2006, concerning a request for the Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) to meet and discuss classified information from government organizations. All sessions of the meeting will be devoted to briefings, discussions, and technical examination of issues related to maritime strategy and Department of the Navy plans, programs, and objectives. It is envisioned that these discussions will enable the NRAC to identify technology gaps where additional science and technology investment may be needed to satisfy current and projected Navy and Marine Corps requirements. The meeting date has been changed to a new date and time.
Meeting of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Executive Panel
Document Number: E6-16449
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The CNO Executive Panel will form consensus advice for the final report on the findings and recommendations of the Strategic Communications Subcommittee to the CNO. The meeting will consist of discussions of Navy strategic communications and its relationship to other DoD and U.S. Government efforts.
Meeting of the Board of Advisors (BOA) to the President, Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)
Document Number: E6-16447
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The purpose of the meeting is to elicit the advice of the board on the Naval Service's Postgraduate Education Program and the collaborative exchange and partnership between NPS and the Air Force Institute of Technology. The board examines the effectiveness with which the NPS is accomplishing its mission. To this end, the board will inquire into the curricula; instruction; physical equipment; administration; state of morale of the student body, faculty, and staff; fiscal affairs; and any other matters relating to the operation of the NPS as the board considers pertinent. This meeting will be open to the public.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: E6-16323
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Meeting of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel
Document Number: E6-16303
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel will meet to discuss National Ocean Research Leadership Council and Interagency Committee on Ocean Science and Resource Management Integration activities. All sessions of the meeting will remain open to the public.