Coast Guard April 3, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones: Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: E8-6896
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of safety zones for annual events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This proposed rule consolidates current regulations establishing safety zones for annual fireworks events in the former Captain of the Port Cleveland Zone and the former Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone. In addition, it adds events not previously published in Coast Guard regulations. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays or other events.
Safety Zone; Red Bull Air Race; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E8-6892
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay, CA in support of the Red Bull Air Race. The safety zone would be necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, participants in the event, participating vessels and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-6877
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and its subcommittees on boats and associated equipment, prevention through people, and recreational boating safety strategic planning will meet to discuss various issues relating to recreational boating safety. All meetings will be open to the public.