Department of Homeland Security July 10, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Lake Michigan, North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-14760
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near North Avenue Beach in Chicago, IL. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from potential hazards associated with a jetpack demonstration. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio Street Beach Swim Course, Chicago Harbor, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-14759
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago Harbor, near the Ohio Street Beach in Chicago, IL on July 21, 2018. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after this annual swim event. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Chicago Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2018-14758
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Chicago Air and Water Show on a portion of Lake Michigan, from August 16, 2018 through August 19, 2018. This action is intended to ensure the safety of life on the navigable waterway immediately before, during, and after this event. During the enforcement period listed below, no vessel may transit this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Hamburg Beach Blast Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY
Document Number: 2018-14740
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of the launch site located at Hamburg Beach, Hamburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie during the Hamburg Beach Blast fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Barge PFE-LB444, San Joaquin River, Blackslough Landing, CA
Document Number: 2018-14739
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the San Joaquin River due to an unstable, partially submerged barge with hull number PFE-LB444. The temporary safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the barge and associated recovery efforts. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco.
Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2018-14715
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Homeland Security approved the renewal of the charter for the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC). The committee's charter is effective May 15, 2018, and expires May 15, 2020. Section 109 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) established the COAC. The committee operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), except as otherwise provided for in section 109 of TFTEA. The COAC is a statutory advisory committee that provides the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Homeland Security with the perspectives and advice of the private sector.
Recurring Safety Zone; Steelers Fireworks, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2018-14708
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Pittsburgh Steelers Fireworks to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Pittsburgh, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2018-14707
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located in Cambridge, MD, during a power boat racing event on July 28, 2018, and July 29, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2018-14699
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Carolina Boat Bash, Little River Inlet, Little River, SC
Document Number: 2018-14615
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation for the Carolina Boat Bash in Little River Inlet, SC. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters during the Carolina Boat Bash. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the designated area unless authorized by Sector Charleston COTP or a designated representative.