Coast Guard June 4, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones; Fireworks, Central and Northern Massachusetts
Document Number: E8-12479
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the temporary creation of safety zones for fireworks events being held on several waterways of Massachusetts this summer. These safety zones will last for the limited duration of the six fireworks events occurring near the water along the central and northern portions of Massachusetts' Atlantic Coast. The zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Upper Potomac River, Washington Channel, Washington Harbor, DC
Document Number: E8-12475
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone upon specified waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during a fireworks display launched from a barge located within Washington Channel, in Washington Harbor, DC. This action will restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Washington Channel.