Homeland Security Advisory Council
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will hold a teleconference for the purposes of receiving a report and recommendations from a HSAC Task Force, and holding member deliberations. The HSAC will receive a final report from the HSAC Private Sector Information Sharing Task Force, Chaired by Mayor Patrick McCrory, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. The Task Force will report on the topic of information sharing with the Private Sector. Following the Task Force report, the HSAC will hold deliberations and discussions among HSAC members.
Safety Zone Regulations, New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Construction Project
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone during preconstruction for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge construction project. The Coast Guard is taking this action to safeguard the public from hazards associated with the transport and construction of the cable wires and cable bands being used to construct the catwalk for the new bridge. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Sisters Creek, Jacksonville, FL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a fireworks launch site while it launches fireworks. The safety zone includes all waters within 500 yards in any direction of the fireworks launch site located at Sisters Creek Marina, Jacksonville, Florida. The rule prohibits entry into the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or his designated representative. The rule is needed to protect participants, vendors, and spectators from the hazards associated with the launching of fireworks.
Safety and Security Zones: Liquefied Hazardous Gas Vessel, Liquefied Hazardous Gas Facility and Designated Vessel Transits, New York Marine Inspection Zone and Captain of the Port Zone
The Coast Guard is temporarily suspending a portion of the regulation relating to security zones around Designated Vessels within the Captain of the Port New York Zone, and adding a temporary section to allow the Captain of the Port to protect Mass Transit Ferries and other vessels that are certificated to carry 150 or more passengers as Designated Vessels. This action is necessary to safeguard these vessels from sabotage, subversive acts, or other threats. This rule prohibits entry into or movement within these security zones without permission from the Captain of the Port of New York.