Department of Homeland Security September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hampton River, Hampton, NH, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-21560
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR1A Bridge across the Hampton River at mile 0.0, at Hampton, New Hampshire. This temporary deviation allows the SR1A Bridge to remain in the closed position for 10 hours to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Homeland Security Advisory Council
Document Number: E9-21520
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for the purpose of reviewing the findings and recommendations of the HSAC's Homeland Security Advisory System Task Force.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-21472
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% 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: E9-21471
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% 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: E9-21469
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% 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.
Safety Zone; Paddle for Clean Water; San Diego; CA
Document Number: E9-21439
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego, CA, in support of a paddling regatta near the Ocean Beach Pier. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Anchorage Regulations; Port of New York and Vicinity
Document Number: E9-21435
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending the existing special anchorage area at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, at the junction of the Raritan River and Arthur Kill. This action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation and provide for a safe and secure anchorage for vessels of not more than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property on the Raritan River and Arthur Kill, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Allowance in Duties
Document Number: E9-21366
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application for Allowance in Duties. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal
Document Number: E9-21262
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council for the period covering September 1, 2009, through August 31, 2010. Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens' advisory council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by the statute.
Definition of Marine Debris for Purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act
Document Number: E9-21261
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA and the Coast Guard are defining ``marine debris'' for purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act (the Act). The Act requires NOAA and the Coast Guard to jointly develop a definition and promulgate it through regulations; this rule represents the agencies' compliance with the Act. For the purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act only, marine debris is defined as any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, disposed of or abandoned into the marine environment or the Great Lakes.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-400, Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21260
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Safety Zone and Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: E9-21200
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone and regulated navigation area on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This temporary final rule places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) electrical dispersal fish barrier system.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-698, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-21131
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Safety Zone; IJSBA World Finals, Lower Colorado River, Lake Havasu, AZ
Document Number: E9-21023
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Lake Havasu on the lower Colorado River in Arizona in support of the International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA) World Finals. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels will be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego or his designated representative.
Accreditation and Approval of Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections, LP, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-21106
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
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, Chemical and Petrochemical Inspections, LP, 5300 39th Street, Groves, TX 77619, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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, inquires 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.
Approval of Camin Cargo Control, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-21105
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Camin Cargo Control, Inc., 2844 Sharon Street, Suite B, Kenner, LA 70062, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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/.
Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-21103
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 1212 North 39th Street, Suite 330, Tampa, FL 33605, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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 SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory
Document Number: E9-21102
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
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., 614 Heron Drive, Bridgeport, NJ 08014, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils 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, inquires 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/.
Approval of Saybolt LP, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E9-21101
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Saybolt LP, 1235 Riverside Dr., Suite 202, Memphis, TN 38106, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is 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/.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-21024
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-01
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 that 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 of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, USACE Revetment, Mile Marker 869 to 303
Document Number: E9-21022
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone on the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 869.0 to 303.0, extending the entire width of the river, 0.5 mile downriver and 0.5 mile upriver from the 2009 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revetment work throughout the Lower Mississippi River. This moving safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards created by the 2009 USACE revetment project. Entry into this zone is prohibited to all vessels and mariners unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-21021
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Martinsburg, WV, to discuss various issues relating to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. This meeting is open to the public.
Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States, Republic of the Congo
Document Number: E9-21020
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving to the United States from the Republic of the Congo, with the exception of vessels arriving from the Djeno Oil Terminal, a single buoy mooring off-shore.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-600K, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-20992
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-865, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-20991
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services