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

Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier East, Chicago, IL
Document Number: E8-20363
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier East Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor on September 30, 2008. This action is necessary to protect vessels and people from the hazards associated with fireworks displays. This safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Plaquemine Brule Bayou, Midland, LA
Document Number: E8-20362
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the published drawbridge operation regulation for the draw of the Union Pacific railroad bridge across Plaquemine Brule Bayou, mile 5.1, at Midland, LA. It has been determined that this bridge no longer exists. Since the bridge no longer exists, the regulation controlling the opening and closing of the bridge is no longer necessary.
Safety Zone; Waters Surrounding S/V FALLS OF CLYDE, HI
Document Number: E8-20361
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary 500-yard moving safety zone around the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE and her tow vessel(s) during transit within the Honolulu Captain of the Port Zone. The safety zone is established at the request of the Hawaii Maritime Center to protect vessels and persons from approaching too close to the dead-ship tow of the S/V FALLS OF CLYDE. Entry of persons or vessels into this temporary safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Patchogue Bay, Patchogue, NY
Document Number: E8-20360
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for the Patchogue Grand Prix, a power boat race on Patchogue Bay off of Patchogue, New York. The safety zone provides for safety of navigation for the maritime public viewing and transiting near the power boat race. This safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime community from the hazards inherent with a power boat race, namely, a collision and loss of control of the power boats participating in this event. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound.