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Safety Zone; Sea World Labor Day Fireworks, Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-18629
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World Labor Day Fireworks. 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.
Privacy Act of 1974: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-005 Trade Transparency Analysis and Research (TTAR) System of Records
Document Number: E9-18623
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is re- publishing the system of records notice (SORN) for the Trade Transparency Analysis and Research (TTAR) system. No comments were received through the Federal Register comment procedure. TTAR contains trade and financial data that is analyzed to generate leads for and otherwise support ICE investigations of trade-based money laundering, contraband smuggling, trade fraud, and other financial crimes. The data in TTAR is generally maintained in the ICE Data Analysis and Research Trade Transparency System (DARTTS), a software application and data repository that conducts analysis of trade and financial data to identify statistically anomalous transactions that may warrant investigation for money laundering or other import-export crimes. Additionally, a Privacy Impact Assessment for DARTTS has been posted on the Department's privacy Web site. (See www.dhs.gov/privacy and follow the link to ``Privacy Impact Assessments.'') A final rule is also being published in this issue of the Federal Register in which the Department exempts portions of this system of records from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Privacy Act of 1974: Implementation of Exemptions; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-005 Trade Transparency Analysis and Research (TTAR) System
Document Number: E9-18620
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement system of records entitled the ``U.S. ICE-005 Trade Transparency Analysis and Research (TTAR)'' system from certain provisions of the Privacy Act. Specifically, the Department exempts portions of the TTAR system from one or more provisions of the Privacy Act because of criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement requirements.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18608
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18606
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency Information Collection Activities: New Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18613
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-18612
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency Information Collection Activities: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-Zones
Document Number: E9-18611
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 16228) on April 9, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Exportation of Used Self-Propelled Vehicles
Document Number: E9-18610
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Exportation of Used Self-Propelled Vehicles. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 16227) on April 9, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-18511
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will conduct a meeting by teleconference on August 24, 2009. This teleconference will be open to the public.
District Eight Safety Zones and Special Local Regulations
Document Number: E9-18510
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides required notice of substantive rules issued by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between May 2006 and January 2009, that expired before they could be published in the Federal Register. This notice lists safety zones and special local regulations issued in the Eighth Coast Guard District, all of very limited duration and for which timely publication in the Federal Register was not possible.
Application for the Tank Ship S/R AMERICAN PROGRESS, Review for Inclusion in the Shipboard Technology Evaluation Program; Final Environmental Assessment
Document Number: E9-18495
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (FEA) for the tank ship S/R AMERICAN PROGRESS. The FEA describes the S/R AMERICAN PROGRESS application for the Shipboard Technology Evaluation Program (STEP) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) initiative. The FEA for the S/R AMERICAN PROGRESS also
Safety Zone; Hornblower Cruises Fleet Week Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, CA
Document Number: E9-18494
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay near San Francisco, CA in support of a Fleet Week fireworks display. This safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-18409
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-03
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-1848-DR), dated June 24, 2009, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-18408
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1845-DR), dated June 16, 2009, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E9-18407
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-08-03
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.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E9-18406
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-03
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.
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E9-18405
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-03
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 Tennessee (FEMA-1851-DR), dated July 13, 2009, and related determinations.
Illinois; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E9-18404
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois (FEMA-1850-DR), dated July 2, 2009, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Assembler's Declaration (With Endorsement by Importer)
Document Number: E9-18373
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Foreign Assembler's Declaration (with Endorsement by Importer). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 28712) on June 17, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Quarterly IRS Interest Rates Used in Calculating Interest on Overdue Accounts and Refunds on Customs Duties
Document Number: E9-18371
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-31
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
This notice advises the public of the quarterly Internal Revenue Service interest rates used to calculate interest on overdue accounts (underpayments) and refunds (overpayments) of customs duties. For the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2009, the interest rates for overpayments will be 3 percent for corporations and 4 percent for non- corporations, and the interest rate for underpayments will be 4 percent. This notice is published for the convenience of the importing public and Customs and Border Protection personnel.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: E9-18161
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for Milwaukee Harbor for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan zone from 9:30 p.m. on August 8, 2009, through 10 p.m. on September 12, 2009. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; BWRC `300' Enduro, Lake Moolvalya, Parker, AZ
Document Number: E9-18126
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is creating a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of the Lake Moolvalya region on the lower Colorado River in support of the Bluewater Resort and Casino `300' Enduro boat race. 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.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E9-18124
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from August 1, 2009, through August 29, 2009, for the Navy Pier Wednesday Fireworks and the Navy Pier Saturday Fireworks. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, move within, or exit the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a currently approved Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17982
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Intent To Request Approval From OMB of One New Public Collection of Information: Pipeline Operator Security Information
Document Number: E9-17980
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on a new Information Collection Request (ICR). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, TSA will submit the application to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. Specifically, the collection involves the submission of contact information of the company's primary and alternate security manager and the telephone number of the security operations or control center, as well as data concerning pipeline security incidents.
Agency Information Collection Activities: InfoPass System; New Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17894
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-28
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Admittance Under Conditions of Emergency
Document Number: E9-17877
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Free Admittance Under Conditions of Emergency. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (74 FR 23737) on May 20, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
Cargo Container and Road Vehicle Certification Pursuant to International Conventions: Designated Certifying Authorities
Document Number: E9-17876
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
This document amends the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations in title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) concerning the certification of cargo containers for international transport pursuant to international customs conventions. These amendments reflect that the Commissioner of CBP has designated Lloyd's Register North America, Inc., as an authority in certifying containers for international transport under customs seal. This document further
Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status and Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Somalian TPS Beneficiaries
Document Number: E9-17862
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
This Notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security has extended the designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months, from its current expiration date of September 17, 2009 through March 17, 2011. This Notice also sets forth procedures necessary for nationals of Somalia (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) with TPS to re-register with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Re-registration is limited to persons who have previously registered for TPS under the designation of Somalia and whose applications have been granted by or remain pending with USCIS. Certain nationals of Somalia (or aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Somalia) who have not previously applied to USCIS for TPS may be eligible to apply under the late initial registration provisions.
President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-17806
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Communications System
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will be meeting by teleconference; the meeting will be open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: E9-17740
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-17753
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) and a selection of its subcommittees and working groups will hold meetings to discuss various issues relating to the marine transportation of hazardous materials in bulk. These meetings will be open to the public. The subcommittees that will meet are Outreach, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard, Hazardous Cargo Transportation Security (HCTS), and International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code. The working groups that will meet are Barge Emission and Hazard Communication, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), and First Responders.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-17750
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is seeking applications for appointment to membership on the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC). CTAC advises, consults with, and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to the safe and secure transportation and handling of hazardous materials in bulk on U.S.-flag vessels in U.S. ports and waterways.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; East River, New York City, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E9-17749
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
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 Roosevelt Island Bridge across the East River, mile 6.4, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for one month to facilitate completion of ongoing bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Port Huron to Mackinac Island Sail Race
Document Number: E9-17748
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the annual Port Huron to Mackinac Island Sail Race. This action is necessary to safely control vessel movements in the vicinity of the race starting point and provide for the safety of the general boating public and commercial shipping. During this period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without the permission of the Coast Guard Patrol Commander (``PATCOM'').
Safety Zone; Naval Training August and September, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-17746
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean at the north end of San Clemente Island in support of Naval Live Fire Training. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); Assistance to Private Sector Property Insurers; Write-Your-Own Arrangement
Document Number: E9-17744
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule adopts as final, without change, an interim rule published on April 3, 2008. The interim rule amended portions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Insurance Administration, Financial Assistance/Subsidy Arrangement between Write-Your-Own Companies and FEMA. The added language assisted WYO Companies by recognizing each party's duties under the Arrangement and amended the way FEMA communicates changes to the Unallocated Loss Adjustment Expenses compensation rate to WYO Companies.
Notice of Cancellation of Customs Broker Licenses Due to Death of the License Holder
Document Number: E9-17727
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations at section 111.51(a), the following individual Customs broker licenses and any and all permits have been cancelled due to the death of the broker:
State and Local Training Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-17682
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-24
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
The State and Local Training Advisory Committee (SALTAC) will meet on September 2, 2009, in Brunswick, GA. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; AVI September Fireworks Display, Colorado River, Laughlin, NV
Document Number: E9-17556
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17513
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-23
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has submitted the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission describes the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and includes the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E9-17316
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-22
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 proposed revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice seeks comments concerning the process for the appeal of decisions of flood insurance claims issued through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The appeal process establishes a formal mechanism to allow policyholders to appeal the decisions of any insurance agent, adjuster, insurance company, or any FEMA employee or contractor, in cases or unsatisfactory decisions on claims, proof of loss, and loss estimates.
Privacy Act of 1974; Department of Homeland Security-028 Complaint Tracking System of Records
Document Number: E9-17320
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to establish a new Department of Homeland Security system of records notice titled, DHS/ALL-028 Complaint Tracking System. Complaint Tracking System is a correspondence workflow management system that assists the DHS Privacy Office in responding to complaints, comments and requests for redress from the public, other government agencies, and the private sector. Complaint Tracking System provides the capacity to handle correspondence that requires analysis, storage, categorization, and response from DHS Privacy Office personnel. It allows users to manage correspondence tracking with pre- defined routing inside workflow templates. This newly established system will be included in the Department of Homeland Security's inventory of record systems.
National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: E9-17288
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters affecting the offshore industry.
Safety Zone; Access Destinations Fireworks Display, San Diego Bay, CA
Document Number: E9-17247
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of the Access Destinations Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Baton Rouge Waterways Action Plan Annex
Document Number: E9-17246
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a public meeting to receive comments on the Baton Rouge Waterways Action Plan Annex.
Safety Zone; Friends of Fireworks Celebration, Lake Huron, St. Ignace, MI
Document Number: E9-17245
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Huron, St. Ignace, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Huron during the Friends of Fireworks Celebration fireworks displays taking place July 11 through September 5, 2009. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Special Local Regulation, Swim Across the Sound, Long Island Sound, Port Jefferson, NY to Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: E9-17244
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent special local regulation on the navigable waters of Long Island Sound between Port Jefferson, NY and Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT for the annual Swim Across the Sound event. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the swimmers' safety on the navigable waters of Long Island Sound. Under this proposed regulation, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering the regulated area during this annual event unless entry is authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound or by designated on-scene patrol personnel.
2009 Rates for Pilotage on the Great Lakes
Document Number: E9-17229
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is increasing the rates for pilotage service on the Great Lakes by an average of 10.77% over the rates that took effect February 4, 2009. This increase reflects an August 1, 2009, increase in benchmark contractual wages and benefits, as well as an increase in the ratio of pilots to ``bridge hours.'' The Coast Guard intends the final rule to generate sufficient revenue to cover allowable expenses, target pilot compensation, and returns on investment. The final rule promotes the Coast Guard strategic goal of maritime safety.