Safety Zone; Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River near Wilmington, North Carolina. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Cape Fear River from September 11, 2019, through December 15, 2019, while work crews replace power transmission lines crossing over the river. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit vessels or persons from being in the safety zones unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) North Carolina or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Ocean City Air Show on September 15, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event as Ocean City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Atlantic City, NJ
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway. The safety zone is needed to protect participants of the 4th Annual Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City Triathlon on these navigable waters near Atlantic City, NJ, during a swim event on September 15, 2019. This regulation prohibits non-participant persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Minimum Standards for Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards Acceptable by Federal Agencies for Official Purposes; Implementation of the REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act; Correction
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is correcting a final rule that published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2019. On September 4, 2019, DHS published two documents in the Federal Register related to the implementation of the REAL ID Modification for Freely Associated States Act: A final rule implementing the REAL ID Modification for Freely Associated States Act, and a notice designating an unexpired foreign passport and valid Form I-94 (Arrival-Departure Record) as acceptable identity documentation for purposes of obtaining a REAL ID driver's license or identification card for eligible citizens of the Freely Associated States. The text of footnote 9, which was included in the final rule, was overtaken by the notice published on the same date. Through this correction, the text of footnote 9 is being revised.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
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 Federal Regulations. 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.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Indian River Bay, DE
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Indian River Bay near Long Neck, DE, on September 14, 2019, with September 15, 2019 as an alternate date for inclement weather, to provide for safety of life during the Long Neck Style fireworks display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.
Security Zone; Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone encompassing certain waters of Baltimore's Inner Harbor. This security zone is needed to prevent waterside threats during an event held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, MD, September 12-14, 2019. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or his designated representative.