Coast Guard June 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; AVI September Fireworks Display; Laughlin, NV
Document Number: E9-13529
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes a safety zone on the navigable waters of the lower Colorado River, Laughlin, NV, in support of a fireworks display near the AVI Resort and Casino. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: E9-13370
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard navigation and navigable water regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 33 in July.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; New Haven Harbor, Quinnipiac and Mill Rivers, CT, Test Schedule Change
Document Number: E9-13369
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of three bridges; the Ferry Street Bridge and the Grand Avenue Bridge across the Quinnipiac River, and the Chapel Street Bridge across the Mill River, all at New Haven, Connecticut. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedule to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed.
Disestablishing Special Anchorage Area 2; Ashley River, Charleston, SC
Document Number: E9-13108
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to disestablish the Ashley River Anchorage 2 in Charleston, South Carolina. The removal of the anchorage would accommodate an expansion to the Ripley Light Yacht Club.
Safety Zone; Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-13107
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay in support of the Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Health Information Privacy Program
Document Number: E9-13105
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces provisions to allow for appropriate uses and disclosures of protected health information concerning members of the Armed Forces to assure the proper execution of the military mission. This notice updates information the Coast Guard provided on April 28, 2003 (68 FR 22407). A similar notice was published by the Department of Defense for members of the Armed Forces within their jurisdiction (68 FR 17357, Apr. 9, 2003).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Document Number: E9-13103
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to temporarily revise the operating regulations for the Maple-Oregon Bridge at Mile 4.17 over the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in Sturgeon Bay, WI. This action was requested by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (Wisconsin DOT) to facilitate vehicular traffic in downtown Sturgeon Bay during the rehabilitation of the Michigan Street Bridge at Mile 4.30 over the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal. This final rule is expected to reflect the need for bridge openings for the Maple-Oregon Bridge during the Michigan Street Bridge rehabilitation and still provide for the reasonable needs of navigation.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: E9-12985
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend 33 CFR Part 165 to amend the rules that restrict vessels from portions of water areas during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zones proposed in this rulemaking are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays, air shows, and other events.
Safety Zone; Sea World 4th of July Fireworks Display; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-12982
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World 4th of July Fireworks Display. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Dutch Shoe Regatta; San Diego Harbor, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-12981
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the navigable waters of the San Diego Harbor in San Diego, California for the Dutch Shoe Regatta. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Sea World June Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-12980
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone, on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Sea World June Nights Fireworks. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; CSX Railroad, Trout River, Mile 0.9, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: E9-12979
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations governing the operation of the CSX Railroad Bridge across the Trout River, mile 0.9, Jacksonville, Florida. This proposed rule would allow the bridge to operate using an automated system, without an onsite bridge tender. Currently, the bridge is required to open on signal from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.; and from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. The draw shall open on signal if at least 12 hours notice is given.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0014, 1625-0038, and 1625-0069
Document Number: E9-12978
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit three Information Collection Requests (ICRs) and Analyses to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0014, Request for Designation and Exemption of Oceanographic Research Vessels; (2) 1625-0038, Plan Approval and Records for Tank, Passenger, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels, Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, Nautical School Vessels and Oceanographic Research Vessels46 CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and U; and (3) 1625-0069, Ballast Water Management for Vessels with Ballast Tanks Entering U.S. Waters. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0008
Document Number: E9-12976
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Request (ICR) and Analysis to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0008, Regattas and Marine Parades. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0016, 1625-0023, 1625-0027, and 1625-0052
Document Number: E9-12975
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-06-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) and Analyses to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0016, Welding and Hot Work Permits; Posting of Warning Signs; (2) 1625-0023, Barge Fleeting Facility Records; (3) 1625-0027,Vessel Documentation; and (4) 1625-0052, Nondestructive Testing of Certain Cargo Tanks on Unmanned Barges. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, St. Petersburg Beach and South Pasadena, FL
Document Number: E9-12822
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Pinellas Bayway Structure ``C'' and Corey Causeway (SR 693) Bridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, miles 114 and 117.7, at St. Petersburg Beach, and South Pasadena, FL. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedules to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow both drawbridges to operate on a twice an hour schedule during the day. This deviation may be terminated/cancelled at any time via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: E9-12786
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow participants from the Metropolitan Car Club to cross the bridge, in a police escorted motorcade. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position during the motorcade.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E9-12785
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Pennington Avenue Bridge, at mile 0.9, across Curtis Creek in Baltimore, MD. This deviation is necessary to facilitate mechanical repairs to the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position during the deviation period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ
Document Number: E9-12784
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for seven hours on two days to facilitate rail maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without an opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.
Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX
Document Number: E9-12783
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the lveston Causeway Railroad Bascule Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for eight hours with an opening at noon for the passage of vessels. The purpose of the closure is to replace parts on the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Mile 36.0, at Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA
Document Number: E9-12782
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace the center pivot pier bearings of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for 24 hours to accomplish the work.
Seventh Coast Guard District, Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville, Temporary Restricted Anchorage
Document Number: E9-12707
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning the establishment of three temporary restricted anchorages with associated safety/security zones within the Captain of the Port Zone Jacksonville. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because the geographic locations of the proposed anchorage areas are beyond three nautical miles from the baseline of the territorial sea.
Safety Zone: F/V PATRIOT, Massachusetts Bay, MA
Document Number: E9-12706
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is creating a temporary safety zone surrounding the sunken fishing vessel PATRIOT located approximately 17 miles northeast of Scituate, Massachusetts in Massachusetts Bay. The safety zone is in effect while the vessel remains on the sea floor and subsequently re-floated during salvage operations. The safety zone will then move with the vessel until the PATRIOT is safely moored. This action is necessary to ensure that vessels are not endangered by conducting dredging, diving, anchoring, fishing or other activities while the PATRIOT sits on the sea floor. This action is also necessary to assist in providing a safe work environment for those conducting the salvage operation. This temporary rulemaking is needed to protect the environment, the commercial fishing industry, salvage operators and the general public from potential hazards associated with the sunken vessel and from potential hazards associated with the salvage of the vessel.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: E9-12705
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor, Baltimore, MD. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Patapsco River during the event.
Safety Zones: Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Duluth Zone
Document Number: E9-12603
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishment of safety zones for annual events in the Captain of the Port Duluth Zone. This rule proposes removal of a safety zone currently located in part 100, and the addition of it to part 165. Further, this rule proposes new safety zones to be added to part 165. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks; Mission Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: E9-12601
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Mission Bay in support of the Paradise Point Fourth of July Fireworks. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this temporary safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; June and July Northwest Harbor Safety Zone; Northwest Harbor, San Clemente Island, CA
Document Number: E9-12600
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Northwest Harbor of San Clemente Island in support of the Naval Underwater Detonation. This safety zone is necessary to ensure non-authorized personnel and vessels remain safe by keeping clear of the hazardous area during the training activity. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Knights Landing, CA
Document Number: E9-12599
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-06-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Knights Landing Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 90.1, at Knights Landing, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner, California Department of Transportation, to perform maintenance and replace the paint coating system for the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.