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Safety Zone; Ohio River, Newburgh, IN
Document Number: 2020-14761
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 777.3 to MM 778.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Newburgh, IN, during a fireworks display on September 5, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, AL
Document Number: 2020-14759
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Tennessee River from Mile Marker (MM) 407 to MM 409, on July 13, 2020 in conjunction with the operations being conducted at the TVA Widows Creek Fossil Plant. This safety zone is needed to protect the public, vessels, and waterfront facilities from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature from the hazards associated with demolition operations at the TVA Widows Creek Fossil Plant. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2020-14406
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at National Harbor, MD, on September 27, 2020, during an open water swim event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington
Document Number: 2020-13981
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will not enforce the safety zone for the Fleet Week Maritime Festival on waters adjacent to Pier 66 in Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since the event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Safety Zones; Northern California and Lake Tahoe Area Annual Fireworks Events, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2020-13995
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and establishing several permanent safety zones in the Captain of the Port San Francisco zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay, Carquinez Strait, Mare Island Strait, Sacramento River, Lake Tahoe, and Monterey Bay during annual fireworks displays. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Regulated Navigation Area; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2020-13988
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will not enforce the Regulated Navigation Area in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA as part of Seattle Seafair events which typically occur annually in July and August. The Captain of the Port has determined that since Seafair has been cancelled in 2020, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2020-13987
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will not enforce the Safety Zone for the Seattle Seafair Firework Display in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA in July 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since Seafair has been cancelled in 2020, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Seafair Air Show Performance, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2020-13983
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will not enforce the safety zone for the Seafair Air Show Performance in Lake Washington, Seattle, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since this event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Long Creek, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2020-13912
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is altering the operating schedule that governs the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek, mile 0.7 at Nassau, New York. The bridge owner, New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), submitted a request to modify bridge openings and expects that this change to the regulations will better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Security Zones, Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2020-13601
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will not enforce the security zones for Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels in Puget Sound, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since the event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.
Safety Zone; Amelia River, Fernandina, FL
Document Number: 2020-14788
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of the VB-10,000 work barge while transiting the Sector Jacksonville Captain of the Port Zone. Once the VB-10,000 work barge is moored at the Nassau Terminal in Fernandina Beach, FL, the safety zone will be reduced to a 100-yard radius. This safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with a barge of this size and with restricted manuerverability. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Jacksonville.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0008
Document Number: 2020-14657
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0008, Regattas and Marine Parades; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2020-14571
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference, to review and discuss the Coast Guard's efforts to develop the Maritime Cyber Risk Analysis Model and updates to the Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 03-03. This teleconference will be open to the public.
Special Local Regulation; Ohio River, Owensboro, KY
Document Number: 2020-14407
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River from mile marker (MM) 754 .0 to MM 759.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Owensboro, KY, during a high speed boat race on August 14, 2020 through August 16, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Breton Bay, McIntosh Run, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2020-14264
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish special local regulations for certain waters of Breton Bay and McIntosh Run. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Leonardtown, MD, during a high-speed power boat demonstration event on August 1, 2020, and August 2, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast; Reopening of Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-14270
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is reopening the comment period for the notice of study and request for comments for the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast that we published on December 21, 2018. This action will provide the public with additional time and opportunity to provide the Coast Guard with information regarding the Port Access Route Study: Alaskan Arctic Coast. The comment period is extended until September 30, 2021.
Anchorage Grounds; Atlantic Ocean, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2020-13827
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-07-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a dedicated offshore anchorage approximately seven nautical miles northeast of the St. Johns River inlet, Florida. This action is necessary to ensure the safety and efficiency of navigation for all vessels transiting in and out of the Port of Jacksonville. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2020-14451
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Sea World Fireworks on the waters of Mission Bay, CA on specific evenings from Memorial Day to Labor Day in 2020. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the events, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California annual fireworks for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated area for the events. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Firework Displays Within the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2020-14326
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce five safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone during the dates and times noted under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14141
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the St. Ignace Festivals of Fireworks Celebration fireworks starting in July, 2020 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14140
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Alpena 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14136
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Mackinac Island 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie
Document Number: 2020-14135
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish safety zones for the Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau Friday Night fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events in July
Document Number: 2020-14130
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a safety zone for the Sault Sainte Marie 4th of July fireworks. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for this safety zone. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Devos Fireworks Little Traverse Bay, Bay Harbor, MI
Document Number: 2020-14038
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 560-ft radius of a fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential 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 Sault Sainte Marie.
Safety Zone; Fischer Wedding Fireworks Lake Charlevoix, Boyne City, MI
Document Number: 2020-14025
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-ft radius of a fireworks display. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential 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 Sault Sainte Marie.
Port Access Route Study: Northern New York Bight
Document Number: 2020-13901
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the adequacy of existing vessel routing measures and determine whether additional vessel routing measures are necessary for port approaches to New York and New Jersey and international and domestic transit areas in the First District area of responsibility. The Northern New York Bight PARS (NNYBPARS) will consider whether existing or additional routing measures are necessary to improve navigation safety due to factors such as planned or potential offshore development, current port capabilities and planned improvements, increased vessel traffic, existing and potential anchorage areas, changing vessel traffic patterns, effects of weather, or navigational difficulty. Vessel routing measures, which include traffic separation schemes, two-way routes, recommended tracks, deep-water routes, precautionary areas, and areas to be avoided, are implemented to reduce the risk of marine casualties. The recommendations of the study may subsequently be implemented through rulemakings or in accordance with international agreements.
Special Local Regulation; Dutch Shoe Marathon; San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2020-12864
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Dutch Shoe Marathon special local regulation on the waters of San Diego Bay, California on July 17, 2020. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Annual and Recurring Safety Zone and Special Local Regulation Update
Document Number: 2020-12944
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the special local regulations and annual recurring marine events and safety zones regulations for firework displays and swim events in the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone. When enforced, these special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from transiting regulated areas during certain annually recurring events. The special local regulations and safety zones are intended to expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain marine events.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council; July 2020 Teleconference
Document Number: 2020-13503
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (Council) and its subcommittees will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to recreational boating safety. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Zone Sector Long Island Sound
Document Number: 2020-12352
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for the marine events listed below to provide for the safety of life during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; I-5 Bridge Construction Project, Columbia River, Vancouver, WA
Document Number: 2020-13128
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Columbia River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters around the Northbound Interstate Bridge at Columbia River Mile 106.5. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Great Western Tube Float; Colorado River, Parker, AZ
Document Number: 2020-12627
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the location of the special local regulation for the annual Great Western Tube Float, which is held on the navigable waters of the Colorado River in Parker, AZ. The change of the location for the special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in certain waters of the Colorado River, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. one Saturday in June, from Buckskin Mountain State Park to La Paz County Park.
Special Local Regulation; USA Triathlon, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2020-12494
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for certain waters of the Milwaukee Harbor. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters within the Lake Shore State Park Lagoon during a triathlon swim event. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Shipping Safety Fairways Along the Atlantic Coast
Document Number: 2020-12910
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks comments regarding the possible establishment of shipping safety fairways (``fairways'') along the Atlantic Coast of the United States identified in the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study. This potential system of fairways is intended to ensure that traditional navigation routes are kept free from obstructions that could impact navigation safety.
Safety Zone; Illinois River, Miles 10 to 187, Grafton, IL to Peoria, IL
Document Number: 2020-12227
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Illinois River from mile marker (MM) 10 to MM 187 between Grafton, IL and Peoria, IL. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters as a result of increasing flood conditions on the river that threaten to overtop levees. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2020-12089
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters in the vicinity of the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, during the launch of the M/V Matsonia. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the launching and subsequent berthing of the M/V Matsonia. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Diego.
Civil Monetary Penalty Adjustments for Inflation
Document Number: 2020-11124
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
In this final rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is making the 2020 annual inflation adjustment to its civil monetary penalties. The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) was signed into law on November 2, 2015. Pursuant to the 2015 Act, all agencies must adjust civil monetary penalties annually and publish the adjustment in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this final rule adjusts DHS's civil monetary penalties for 2020 pursuant to the 2015 Act and OMB guidance. The new penalties will be effective for penalties assessed after June 17, 2020 whose associated violations occurred after November 2, 2015.
Safety Zone; Barge PML2501, St. Marys River, De Tour Village, MI
Document Number: 2020-12878
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of an aground barge in the lower St. Marys River, in the vicinity of Sweets Point. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the aground barge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0087
Document Number: 2020-12738
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0087, U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) Customer Survey; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0106
Document Number: 2020-12729
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0106, Unauthorized Entry Into Cuban Territorial Waters; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Harbor Beach Fireworks, Lake Huron, MI
Document Number: 2020-11302
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 200-yard radius of a portion of Lake Huron, Harbor Beach, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Harbor Beach Fireworks.
Application for Recertification of Cook Inlet Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
Document Number: 2020-12637
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of, and seeks comments on, the recertification of the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council (CIRCAC) for September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021. Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), the Coast Guard may certify the CIRCAC on an annual basis. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet program established by the statute. The Coast Guard may certify an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of the CIRCAC. The current certification for the CIRCAC will expire August 31, 2020.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Hambrooks Bay, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2020-12581
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River that was to have been in effect on July 25, 2020 and July 26, 2020 to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at Cambridge, MD during a high-speed power boat racing event. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because it is no longer necessary. The event sponsor has cancelled the boat race.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Upper Potomac River, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2020-12310
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near the National Mall and Memorial Parks at Washington, DC, on July 4, 2020, (with alternate date of July 5, 2020) during a fireworks display to commemorate the July 4th holiday. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Special Local Regulations Update
Document Number: 2020-11419
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its special local regulations relating to recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). This rule informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through the establishing of a special local regulation. Through this rulemaking the current list of recurring special local regulations is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in Sector Ohio Valley's AOR. When these special local regulations are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas.
Safety Zone; Highway 99 Partial Bridge Replacement, Stanislaus River, Ripon, CA
Document Number: 2020-11055
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Stanislaus River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the Stanislaus River near the Highway 99 Bridge in Ripon, CA, during partial bridge replacement scheduled to occur between June 15, 2020 and November 7, 2020. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile Marker .5 on the Main Channel of the Lake of the Ozarks Near Bagnel Dam, Lake Ozark, MO
Document Number: 2020-10912
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Lake of the Ozarks. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during fireworks displays. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone during the specified periods of enforcement unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Regattas and Marine Parades; Great Lakes Annual Marine Events
Document Number: 2020-10859
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various special local regulations for annual regattas and marine parades in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone. Enforcement of these regulations is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and after these regattas or marine parades. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and after regattas or marine parades.
Security Zone; HMS MEDWAY, St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2020-12245
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving security zone for navigable waters 500 yards around the HMS MEDWAY during the vessel's transit from the St. Johns River Sea Buoy until BAE Systems Shipyard, and while it remains docked at BAE Systems Shipyard, Mayport, FL starting May 17, 2020. The security zone is needed to protect personnel and government property from potential hazards associated with waterborne security incidents and recreational marine traffic while the vessel transits to their assigned berth space at BAE Systems Shipyard, Mayport, FL and while docked at BAE Systems Shipyard. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Jacksonville.