Department of Homeland Security November 15, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Delaware River; Camden, NJ; Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2018-24978
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on a portion of the Delaware River in Camden, NJ. This action is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels on these navigable waters adjacent to the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, Camden, NJ, during a fireworks display on November 14, 2018. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering, transiting, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP)
Document Number: 2018-24907
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology (S&T) is proposing to reinstate OMB 1640-0016, an information collection, by inviting the public to comment on the collection: First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP) User Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/09)). The FRCoP web based tool collects profile information from first responders and select authorized non-first responder users to facilitate networking and formation of online communities. All users are required to authenticate prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool provides members the capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, documents, etc., allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site's Rules of Behavior. Members are able to participate in threaded discussions and comment on other members' content. The FRCoP program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for the first responder community to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 established this requirement. Interested persons may receive a copy of the collection by contacting the DHS S&T Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) Coordinator.
Science and Technology Collection of Qualitative Feedback
Document Number: 2018-24906
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
S&T will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection activity will garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Administration's commitment to improving service delivery.
Safety Zone; Santa Spectacular, Ohio River, Monongahela River, Allegheny River, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2018-24900
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Santa Spectacular Fireworks to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Ohio River, Monongahela River and Allegheny River 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 period, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; The Gut, South Bristol, ME
Document Number: 2018-24899
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within a 50 yard radius from the center point of The Gut Bridge in South Bristol, ME between Rutherford Island and Bristol Neck. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created during bedrock removal operations. When enforced, this regulation prohibits entry of vessels or persons into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Northern New England or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Columbia River, Cascade Locks, OR
Document Number: 2018-24846
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-11-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Columbia River between river mile 142 and 143 in vicinity of Cascade Locks, Oregon. The safety zone was necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by salvage operations of the tug DIANE. The safety zone is no longer needed and the Coast Guard is removing the regulation.