Department of Homeland Security September 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Safety Zone; Neptune Festival, Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: E8-22237
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of the 14th Street Fishing Pier, Virginia Beach, Virginia, in support of the Neptune Festival Fireworks event. This action is intended to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays by restricting vessel traffic movement in the vicinity of the event.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E8-22221
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 12650 McManus Blvd, Suite 103, Newport News, VA 23602, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products and organic chemicals for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientifi c svcs/commercialgaugers/.
Accreditation and Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E8-22219
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 2310 Highway 69 North, Nederland, TX 77627, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products and organic chemicals for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E8-22217
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Amspec Services LLC, 2841 Carolina Beach Rd. Suite 3B, Wilmington, NC 28412, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products and organic chemicals for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labsscientifi c svcs/commercialgaugers/.
Accreditation and Approval of Saybolt LP, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E8-22216
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Saybolt LP, 2321 Burnett Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28401, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products and organic chemicals for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operationssupport/labs scientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Nassau County, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-22156
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek, Nassau County, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for three hours on two days to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0073
Document Number: E8-22155
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-23
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) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0073, Alteration of Unreasonable Obstructive Bridges. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Security Zone; Escorted Vessels, Savannah, GA, Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: E8-22138
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adopting a security zone interim rule published in July 2008 as a final rule. This rule creates a security zone around any vessel escorted by one or more Coast Guard, State, or local law enforcement assets on the navigable waters of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone, Savannah, Georgia. This action is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and facilities from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other events of a similar nature. No vessel or person will be allowed in this zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee River Challenge, Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E8-22128
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Milwaukee River, Milwaukee, WI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Milwaukee River during the Milwaukee River Challenge on September 20, 2008. This temporary safety zone will establish restrictions upon, and control the movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the regatta.
Extension of Import Restrictions Imposed on Archaeological Material From Cambodia
Document Number: E8-22034
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury, Department of Treasury
This document amends Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations to reflect both continuing and new import restrictions on certain archaeological material from Cambodia. Import restrictions that were previously imposed by CBP Decision 03-28 on certain stone, metal, and ceramic archaeological materials that are due to expire on September 19, 2008, are extended. The Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, United States Department of State, has made the requisite determination for the extension of import restrictions that previously existed and for amending the agreement so that it applies also to archaeological material of the Bronze and Iron Ages. Accordingly, these import restrictions will remain in effect until September 19, 2013, and title 19 of the CBP regulations is being amended to reflect this amended bilateral agreement. These restrictions are being extended pursuant to determinations of the United States Department of State made under the terms of the 1970 Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act in accordance with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. This document also contains the amended Designated List of Archaeological Material that describes the articles to which the restrictions apply, including the new categories of objects (glass and bone) and the additional subcategories of stone and metal objects from the Bronze and Iron Age.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: E8-21992
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-21991
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at the J.W. Marriott's Salons E and F, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20004.
Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21976
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-3293-EM), dated September 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21973
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-3288-EM), dated August 21, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21972
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3294-EM), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 8 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21970
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-1785-DR), dated August 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Florida; Amendment No. 9 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21969
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Florida (FEMA-1785-DR), dated August 24, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21967
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1786-DR), dated September 2, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21955
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Texas (FEMA-1791-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21954
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1792-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21953
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1776-DR), dated July 9, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Amendment No. 12 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21952
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1773-DR), dated June 25, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21940
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3289-EM), dated August 29, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21937
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1786-DR), dated September 2, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21935
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3295-EM), dated September 11, 2008, and related determinations.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
Document Number: E8-21934
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of a ground fault circuit interrupter (``GFCI''). Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that China is the country of origin of the GFCI for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Texas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21932
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-1791-DR), dated September 13, 2008, and related determinations.
Mississippi; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21930
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Mississippi (FEMA-3291-EM), dated August 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: TSA Airspace Waiver Program
Document Number: E8-21890
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0033, abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on June 30, 2008, 73 FR 36887. This collection of information allows TSA to conduct security threat assessments on individuals on board aircraft operating in restricted airspace pursuant to an airspace waiver. This collection will enhance aviation security and protect assets on the ground that are within the restricted airspace.
Temporary Safety Zone; Wreckage of the M/V NEW CARISSA, Pacific Ocean 3 Nautical Miles North of the Entrance to Coos Bay, OR
Document Number: E8-21886
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Pacific Ocean encompassed in the 1,000 yard radius surrounding the wreckage of the M/V NEW CARISSA located 3 nautical miles north of the entrance to Coos Bay, Oregon. The Captain of the Port Portland is taking this action to safeguard individuals and vessels involved in a salvage operation involving the M/V NEW CARISSA. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-21685
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Jay Jay, FL
Document Number: E8-21891
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the NASA Railroad bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 876.6, at Jay Jay, FL. The deviation is necessary to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to not open to vessel traffic from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays until October 19, 2008. All other times the bridge will continue to operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.261(j).
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-21777
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation proving the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21776
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA-1789-DR), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21775
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Texas (FEMA-3294-EM), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations.
Maine; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21774
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Maine (FEMA-1788-DR), dated September 9, 2008, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21773
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3294-EM), dated September 10, 2008, and related determinations.
Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-21772
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Alabama (FEMA-3292-EM), dated August 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-21771
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1786-DR), dated September 2, 2008, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21770
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is submitting a request for review and approval of a collection of information under the emergency processing procedures in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulation 5 CFR 1320.13. FEMA is requesting that this information collection be approved by 12/01/2008. The approval will authorize FEMA to use the collection through 6/01/2009. FEMA plans to follow this emergency request with a request for a 3-year approval. The request will be processed under OMB's normal clearance procedures. To help us with the timely processing of the emergency and normal clearance submissions to OMB, FEMA invites the general public to comment on the proposed collection of information.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21769
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning reimbursement of claims submitted for fighting fires on Federal property.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Airport Security
Document Number: E8-21750
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0002, abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently-approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on June 6, 2008, 73 FR 32344. The collection involves implementing certain provisions of the Aviation Security Improvement Act of 1990 and the Aviation and Transportation Security Act that relate to the security of persons and property at airports operating in commercial air transportation.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21748
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Elevation Certificate and the Floodproofing Certificate.
Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Law Enforcement Officer Flying Armed Training
Document Number: E8-21720
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), OMB control number 1652-0034, abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on June 03, 2008, 73 FR 31706. The collection involves the TSA Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (OLE/FAMS) maintenance of a database of all federal, state and local law enforcement agencies who have received the Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Flying Armed Training course.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-21689
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base(1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-21688
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-21687
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-21684
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation proving the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Louisiana; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21682
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3289-EM), dated August 29, 2008, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-21680
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-17
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-1786-DR), dated September 2, 2008, and related determinations.