Department of Homeland Security November 6, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone, Delaware River; Pipeline Removal
Document Number: 2017-24068
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones in the Mifflin Range on the Delaware River to facilitate pipeline removal in preparation for the deepening of the Delaware River. The safety zones will be established for the waters in the vicinity of the dredge, dredge equipment, dive operations, and pipe removal operations. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters of the Delaware River in the vicinity of pipeline removal operations and to protect mariners from the hazards associated with dredging and pipeline removal operations. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay.