Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Mill Creek, Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for the ``Hampton Cup Regatta'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of Mill Creek, near Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Mill Creek adjacent to Fort Monroe during the power boat race.
Alternate Compliance Program: Vessel Inspection Alternatives
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the vessel inspection regulations to expand the Alternate Compliance Program (ACP). These amendments would update the list of certificates the Coast Guard issues, incorporate Coast Guard policy regarding eligibility requirements for classification societies participating in the ACP, recognize classification societies other than the American Bureau of Shipping, and expand the ACP to include oceanographic research vessels.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``East Coast Boat Racing Club power boat race'', a marine event to be held over the waters of the Chesapeake Bay adjacent to Cape Charles, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Cape Charles Beach, Cape Charles, Virginia during the event.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1699-DR), dated May 6, 2007, and related determinations.
Connecticut; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Connecticut (FEMA-1700-DR), dated May 11, 2007, and related determinations.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Delaware City, DE
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``7th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon'', an event to be held June 9, 2007 on the waters of Delaware River at Delaware City, DE. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Delaware River during the 7th Annual Escape from Fort Delaware Triathlon.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Stratford Avenue Bridge across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.1, at Bridgeport, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from May 29, 2007 through September 17, 2007, the Stratford Avenue Bridge may remain in the closed position, except for scheduled daily bridge openings. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.