Northeast Gateway Energy Bridge, L.L.C., Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port License Application
The Coast Guard and the Maritime Administration (MARAD) announce that they have received an application for the licensing of a natural gas deepwater port, and that the application appears to contain the required information. This notice summarizes the applicant's plans and the procedures that will be followed in considering the application.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Willoughby Bay, Norfolk, VA
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary special local regulations for the ``Hampton Roads Sailboard Classic'', a marine event to be held October 29 and 30, 2005 on the waters of Willoughby Bay, Norfolk, Virginia. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of Willoughby Bay during the event.
Towing Safety Advisory Committee
The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet to discuss matters relating to these specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills and Their Tributaries, New York City, NY
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge, mile 3.4, across English Kills at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position from September 1, 2005 through September 30, 2005. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, West Larose, LA
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulation governing the operation of the SR 1 (West Larose) vertical lift bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 35.6 west of Harvey Lock, at Larose, Louisiana. The Lafourche Parish Council has requested that the bridge remain closed to navigation at various times on weekdays during the school year. These closures will facilitate the safe, efficient movement of staff, students and other residents within the parish.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, Lafourche Parish, LA
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing six bridges across Bayou Lafourche, south of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The Lafourche Parish Council has requested that the bridges remain closed to navigation at various times on weekdays during the school year. These closures will facilitate the safe, efficient movement of staff, students and other residents within the parish.
Safety Zones: Fireworks Displays in the Captain of the Port Portland Zone
The Coast Guard is changing the effective periods of the safety zones on the waters of the Columbia River, located in the Area of Responsibility (AOR) of the Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, during fireworks displays. The Captain of the Port, Portland, Oregon, is taking this action to safeguard watercraft and their occupants from safety hazards associated with these displays. Entry into these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0015
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded one Information Collection Request (ICR)1625-0015, Bridge Permit Application Guideabstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Pasquotank River, Elizabeth City, NC
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for the ``Elizabeth City Jaycee Offshore Grand Prix'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Pasquotank River adjacent to Elizabeth City, NC. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the Pasquotank River during the power boat race.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Event; Labor Day Fireworks Display, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations in the navigable waters of Lake Tahoe for the loading, transport, and launching of fireworks used during a fireworks display to be held in celebration of Labor Day on September 4, 2005. These special local regulations are intended to prohibit vessels and people from entering into or remaining within the regulated area and to ensure the safety of participants and spectators.
Implementation of Sector North Carolina
The Coast Guard announces the stand-up of Sector North Carolina and its subordinate units, Marine Safety Unit (MSU) Wilmington and Sector Field Office (SFO) Cape Hatteras. Sector North Carolina is subordinate to the Fifth Coast Guard District.