Department of Homeland Security June 24, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Nontank Vessel Oil Response Plans
This notice informs the public of issues related to recent legislation requiring owners and operators of nontank vessels to prepare plans for responding to discharges of oil from their vessels. These issues include questions on the size of the population of vessels affected and enforcement of the legislation by the Coast Guard. The notice also discusses Coast Guard's efforts to engage the regulated community at the earliest stages and to encourage early public participation in the process of responding to this new legislation.
Safety Zone; Indian River, New Smyrna, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a fireworks barge as it launches fireworks in New Smyrna, Florida. The rule prohibits entry into the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Jacksonville or his designated representative. The rule is needed to protect participants, vendors, and spectators from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks.
Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to prevention of collisions, groundings, and rammings.