Department of Homeland Security May 21, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Personnel Surety Program
Document Number: 2013-12059
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP), Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) is extending the comment period for the CFATS Personnel Surety Program Notice and Request for Comments published on March 22, 2013, at 78 FR 17680, entitled ``Information Collection Request; Chemical Facility Anti- Terrorism Standards Personnel Surety Program'' for 14 days.\1\ This extension of the comment period is designed to accommodate requests from the public for more time to review the Notice and Request for Comments.
Regulated Navigation Area; Waldo-Hancock Bridge Demolition, Penobscot River, Between Prospect and Verona, ME
Document Number: 2013-12033
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Penobscot River between Prospect and Verona, ME, under and surrounding the Waldo- Hancock Bridge in order to facilitate the removal of the trusses, cables, and towers of the Waldo-Hancock Bridge. This temporary final rule (TFR) is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during bridge demolition operations which include hot work and heavy lift operations. This rule implements certain safety measures, including speed restrictions and the temporary suspension of vessel traffic, during demolition operations that could be hazardous to nearby vessels.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-12032
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events and Fireworks Displays Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-12031
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule that revises the list of special local regulations and safety zones established for recurring marine events and fireworks displays at various locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This adds 15 new annual recurring marine events and fireworks display locations; it revises event date(s) and coordinates for 31 previously established locations within the geographic boundary of the Fifth Coast Guard District. This rule also deletes 21 previously listed marine events, fireworks displays and corresponding regulated areas that no longer occur. Entry into or movement within the regulated areas during the enforcement periods is prohibited without approval of the appropriate Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-12030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the Safety Zone for Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL. This Zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor during fireworks displays, races, and other marine events that occur throughout each calendar year. The safety zone established by this proposed rule is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with these fireworks displays, boat races, and other events.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Haverhill and West Newbury, MA
Document Number: 2013-12029
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
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 Rocks Village Bridge, mile 12.6, across the Merrimack River between Haverhill and West Newbury, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation and repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 5 days.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2013-12028
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, NJICW mile 67.2 and the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, both at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridges to remain closed-to- navigation to accommodate the free movement of vehicles during the re- scheduled 2013 Atlantic City Air Show.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2013-12027
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, NJICW mile 67.2 and the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, both at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridges to remain closed-to- navigation to accommodate the free movement of vehicles during the 2013 Vet Rock Concert.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12025
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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).
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12020
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
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).
Texas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-12019
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-3363-EM), dated April 19, 2013, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12018
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12017
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12014
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12012
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Lake County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2013-12011
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Lake County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas
North Dakota; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2013-12004
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of North Dakota (FEMA-3364-EM), dated April 26, 2013, and related determinations.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12003
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12002
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2013-12000
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-21
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.