Department of Homeland Security March 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Security Zone; VIP Visits, Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2017-06111
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of the Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida during the visit of a high-level government official. The security zone is necessary to protect the official party, the public, and the surrounding waterway from terrorist acts, sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. Entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within this security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: 2017-06109
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulations for five bridges across the Elizabeth River. These bridges were either removed in their entirety or replaced with a fixed bridge, making the operating regulations no longer necessary.
Safety Zones, Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2017-06093
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce ten safety zones for fireworks displays in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the date and time listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Safety Zone; City of Eureka Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, CA
Document Number: 2017-06091
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual City of Eureka Fourth of July Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Certificate of Alternate Compliance for the Gladding-Hearn Hulls 418 and 419
Document Number: 2017-06089
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternate Compliance (COAC) was issued for the GLADDING-HEARN HULLS 418 AND 419. We are issuing this notice because its publication is required by statute.
Port Access Route Study (PARS): In Nantucket Sound
Document Number: 2017-06088
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) conducted the Nantucket Sound Port Access Route Study (PARS) in accordance with the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (PWSA) (33 U.S.C. 1223(c)), as directed by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015. The USCG used the standards and methodology of the Atlantic Coast PARS to determine whether existing regulations should be revised to improve navigation safety in Nantucket Sound due to factors such as increased vessel traffic, changing vessel traffic patterns, weather conditions, or navigational difficulty. The report, as submitted to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate on February 27, 2017, is available in the docket for viewing. It concluded that no regulatory changes to existing vessel routing measures are needed.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-06087
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Roar on the River Fireworks, Detroit River, Trenton Channel, Trenton, MI
Document Number: 2017-06086
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Detroit River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Elizabeth Park, Trenton, MI, during a fireworks display on July 14, 2017. If inclement weather, this event will take place on July 15, 2017. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2017-06082
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the annual San Francisco Giants Fireworks Display in the Captain of the Port, San Francisco area of responsibility during the dates and times noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).