Coast Guard June 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Temporary Suspension of Certain Oil Spill Response Time Requirements To Support Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill of National Significance (SONS) Response
Document Number: 2010-16005
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, Environmental Protection Agency
This joint Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) temporary interim rule will suspend oil spill response time requirements, and certain identification and location requirements, for facilities and vessels whose response resources are relocated in support of the Deepwater Horizon SONS response. By providing oil spill removal organizations (OSROs), and facilities and vessels with their own response resources, with the temporary opportunity to relocate response resources from current locations to the Gulf of Mexico, this rule directly assists in the urgently needed immediate relocation of nationwide oil spill response resources to the Gulf of Mexico to aid in the response to the Deepwater Horizon SONS. The rule also provides notice that the Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon SONS has requested the Armed Forces to relocate Armed Forces oil spill response resources, in particular those of the Navy, from their current locations to the Gulf of Mexico to aid in the response to the Deepwater Horizon SONS.
Safety Zone; New Bern Air Show, Neuse River, NC
Document Number: 2010-15844
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Neuse River in the vicinity of New Bern, North Carolina to support the New Bern Air Show. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Neuse River to protect mariners and property from the hazards associated with air show events.
Safety Zone; July Fireworks Display in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound AOR
Document Number: 2010-15843
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a temporary final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on June 15, 2010 (75 FR 33696). The temporary final rule established a temporary safety zone on the waters of Port Gardner Bay, Washington in support of the City of Everett Fourth of July fireworks display and this correction reflects the correct positioning of the display. The safety zone is necessary to protect the maritime public from dangers associated with the fireworks display and will do so by restricting vessels from congregating in close proximity to the fireworks discharge site during the display. Entry into, transit through or mooring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Grand River, Grand Haven, MI
Document Number: 2010-15705
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the U.S. 31 Bridge at Mile 2.89 over the Grand River, at Grand Haven, MI. This deviation temporarily changes the bridges operating schedule to accommodate the City's Fourth of July and Coast Guard Festival events for 2010. This temporary deviation allows the bridges to remain secured to masted navigation on the dates and times listed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers and South Menomonee and Burnham Canals, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2010-15704
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Broadway Street Bridge at Mile 0.79, Water Street Bridge at Mile 0.94, Saint Paul Avenue Bridge at Mile 1.21, the Clybourn Street Bridge at Mile 1.28, Michigan Street Bridge at Mile 1.37, and the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge at Mile 1.46 over the Milwaukee River at Milwaukee, WI, during the scheduled Festa Italiana, and the Summerfest public events for the 2010 season.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black River, Port Huron, MI
Document Number: 2010-15703
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Military Street Bridge at Mile 0.33, 7th Street Bridge at Mile 0.50, and the 10th Street Bridge at Mile 0.94 over the Black River, at Port Huron, MI. This deviation temporarily changes the bridge operating schedules to accommodate the City's special events for 2010. This temporary deviation allows the bridges to remain secured to masted navigation on the dates and times listed.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, (AIWW) Scotts Hill, NC
Document Number: 2010-15560
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the proposed change to the regulations that governed the operation of the Figure Eight Swing Bridge, at AIWW mile 278.1, at Scotts Hill, NC. The requested change would have allowed the drawbridge to open on signal every hour on the half hour for the passage of pleasure vessels.
Amended Safety Zone and Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 2010-15398
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising its safety zone and Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC) near Romeoville, IL. This revised temporary interim rule reduces the areas covered by the safety zone and RNA, and places additional restrictions on vessels that may transit the RNA.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Arkansas Waterway, Pine Bluff, AR
Document Number: 2010-15397
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes that operating procedures on the Rob Roy Drawbridge across the Arkansas Waterway at mile 67.4 at Pine Bluff, AR be revised in the Code of Federal Regulations to reflect that vessel operators contact the remote drawbridge operator via microphone keying on VHF-FM Channel 12 when requesting a draw opening. This keying activates an indicator on the remote drawbridge operator's console and sends an acknowledgement tone back to the vessel and the remote drawbridge operator then establishes normal verbal radio communications. This protocol is used to isolate and differentiate these radio communications from the railroad communications that the remote drawbridge operator receives, thus ensuring that vessel calls receive immediate attention.
Safety Zone; Bay Swim III, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2010-15394
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a swimming event in the Captain of the Port Buffalo zone. This rule is intended to restrict vessels from areas of water during events that pose a hazard to public safety. The safety zone established by this rule is necessary to protect participants and vessels from the hazards associated with a swimming event.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2010-14620
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-25
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 waters 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 on July 1.
Certificate of Alternative Compliance for the Offshore Supply Vessel SOUTHERN CROSS
Document Number: 2010-15275
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that a Certificate of Alternative Compliance was issued for the offshore supply vessel SOUTHERN CROSS as required by 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display in Stevenson, WA
Document Number: 2010-15274
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone covering the waters of the Columbia River in the vicinity of Stevenson, Washington. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the fireworks display and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; North Jetty, Named the Barview Jetty, Tillamook Bay, OR
Document Number: 2010-15273
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone surrounding the north jetty, named the Barview Jetty near Tillamook Bay, Oregon. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of work crews and the maritime public while the jetty is being repaired and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering or remaining within 250 feet of the jetty unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Fourth of July Fireworks, South Lake Tahoe Gaming Alliance
Document Number: 2010-15200
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Lights on the Lake Fireworks Display safety zone for South Lake Tahoe, from 8:30 a.m. on July 1, 2010 through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2010 in position 38[deg]57'56'' N, 119[deg]57'21'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Vallejo, Vallejo, CA
Document Number: 2010-15199
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Vallejo, safety zone from 9 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2010 in position 38[deg]05'54.83'' N. 122[deg]16'01.69'' W. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; San Francisco Chronicle Fireworks Display, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2010-15153
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Independence Day Celebration for the City of San Francisco Fireworks safety zone from 11 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2010. The fireworks will be fired simultaneously from two separate locations. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, Lake Tahoe, CA
Document Number: 2010-15152
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks safety zone from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on July 3, 2010 in position 39[deg]13'55.82'' N, 119[deg]56'23.62'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, Independence Day Fireworks
Document Number: 2010-15151
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Kings Beach 4th of July Fireworks safety zone from 7 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 3, 2010 in position 39[deg]13'55.37'' N, 120[deg]01'42.26'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, Sausalito, CA
Document Number: 2010-15150
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks, City of Sausalito, safety zone from 11 a.m. through 9:30 p.m. on July 4, 2010, in position 37[deg]51'31'' N, 122[deg]28'28'' W. This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone; Northern California Annual Fireworks Events, July 4th Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2010-15149
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Tahoe City 4th of July Fireworks Display safety zone, from 9 a.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2010 in position 39[deg]10'09.09'' N, 120[deg]08'16.33'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zone, Long Island Sound Annual Fireworks Displays
Document Number: 2010-15146
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce annual fireworks display safety zones for thirteen fireworks displays taking place throughout the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone. This action is necessary to protect marine traffic and spectators from the hazards created by fireworks displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone
Document Number: 2010-15145
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port Detroit zone from 9 p.m. on June 23, 2010 through 11 p.m. on September 6, 2010. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. Enforcement of the safety zones will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zones; 2010 Muskegon Summer Celebration Air Show, Muskegon Lake, Muskegon, MI
Document Number: 2010-15008
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones on Muskegon Lake near Muskegon, Michigan. These zones are intended to restrict vessels from two portions of Muskegon Lake due to the 2010 Muskegon Summer Celebration Air Show. These temporary safety zones are necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with an air show.
Safety Zone; Marquette 4th of July Fireworks, Marquette Harbor, Lake Superior, Marquette, MI
Document Number: 2010-15007
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Marquette Harbor, Lake Superior, Marquette, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Marquette Harbor during the Marquette 4th of July Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a firework display.
Safety Zone; Ship Repair in Penobscot Bay, ME
Document Number: 2010-15006
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Stena Drilling and Cianbro companies will replace three bow thrusters on the vessel STENA FORTH, a 748-foot drill ship, while at anchor in Penobscot Bay, Maine. The nature of the repairs require water depths of at least 120 feet in a sheltered environment, precluding the use of anchorages and limiting alternative locations along the East Coast where the repairs could be made. This temporary safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the ship's crew and the maritime public by prohibiting all unauthorized vessels and waterway users from entering within a 100 yard radius around the STENA FORTH while it is at anchor for repairs.
Safety Zone; Fireworks for the Virginia Lake Festival, Buggs Island Lake, Clarksville, VA
Document Number: 2010-14852
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 700-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of Buggs Island Lake in Clarksville, VA in support of the Fireworks for the Virginia Lake Festival event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zones: Neptune Deep Water Port, Atlantic Ocean, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2010-14851
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones extending 500 meters in all directions from each of the two submerged turret loading (STL) buoys and accompanying systems that are part of GDF Suez Energy's Neptune Deepwater Port located in the Atlantic Ocean off of Boston, Massachusetts. The purpose of these temporary safety zones is to protect vessels and mariners from the potential safety hazards associated with construction of the deepwater port facilities and the large sub-surface turret buoys, and to protect the deepwater port infrastructure. All vessels, with the exception of deepwater port support vessels, are prohibited from entering into, remaining or moving within either of the safety zones.
Safety Zone; Michigan City Super Boat Grand Prix, Lake Michigan, Michigan City, IN
Document Number: 2010-14850
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near Michigan City, Indiana. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to a high speed boat racing event. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and their vessels from the hazards associated with a high speed boat racing event.
Safety Zone; Parade of Ships, Seattle SeaFair Fleet Week, Pier 66, Elliott Bay, WA
Document Number: 2010-14849
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone extending 100 yards from Pier 66, Elliott Bay, Washington to ensure adequate safety of the boating public during naval and aerial spectator events associated with the Parade of Ships for the annual Seattle SeaFair Fleet Week. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement and entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these zones is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Chicago Tall Ships Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-14848
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Lake Michigan within Chicago Harbor, Chicago, Illinois. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor due to a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Reedville July 4th Celebration, Cockrell's Creek, Reedville, VA
Document Number: 2010-14742
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Cockrell's Creek in the vicinity of Reedville, Virginia in support of the Reedville July 4th Celebration event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on Cockrell's Creek to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Bulk Solid Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code; Correction
Document Number: 2010-14737
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the preamble to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2010, entitled ``Bulk Solid Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code.'' This correction provides correct information with regard to the preliminary environmental analysis checklist.
Safety Zone; Private Fireworks, Wilson Creek, Gloucester, VA
Document Number: 2010-14736
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Wilson Creek in the vicinity of Gloucester, Virginia in support of a private fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on Wilson Creek to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Special Local Regulation; Swim Across the Sound, Long Island Sound, Port Jefferson, NY to Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2010-14719
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent Special Local Regulation on the navigable waters of Long Island Sound between Port Jefferson, NY and Captain's Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT due to the annual Swim Across the Sound event. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life by protecting swimmers and their safety craft from the hazards imposed by marine traffic. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT.
Safety Zone; Jameson Beach 4th of July Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2010-14718
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Lake Tahoe, for the Jameson Beach 4th of July Fireworks Display. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Shore Thing & Independence Day Fireworks, Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk, VA
Document Number: 2010-14634
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Chesapeake Bay in the vicinity of Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk, VA in support of the Shore Thing & Independence Day Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Chesapeake Bay to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zones; City of Chicago's July 4th Celebration Fireworks, Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-14632
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois. These zones are intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to multiple firework displays. These temporary safety zones are necessary to protect the surrounding public and their vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone, Alligator River, NC
Document Number: 2010-14628
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Alligator River at East Lake, North Carolina. The safety zone is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic movement in the zone area and is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance on the U.S. Highway 64 Swing Bridge.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Pagan River, Smithfield, VA
Document Number: 2010-14626
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pagan River in Smithfield, VA in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Stockton Ports Baseball Club/City of Stockton, 4th of July Fireworks Display, Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2010-14589
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Weber Point off Stockton, CA in support of a July 4th fireworks display. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone, Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-14588
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor for annual fireworks events during nine separate periods between 8:45 p.m. on July 4, 2010 to 10 p.m. on July 31, 2010. This action is necessary and intended to ensure public safety during fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels within the safety zone immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Festivals & Fireworks Celebration, East Moran Bay, Lake Huron, St. Ignace, MI
Document Number: 2010-14587
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on East Moran Bay, Lake Huron, St. Ignace, MI. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Huron during the Festivals & Fireworks Celebration fireworks display taking place on ten separate occasions from June 26, 2010 through September 5, 2010. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Mackinac Island 4th of July Fireworks, Lake Huron, Mackinac Island, MI
Document Number: 2010-14586
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Huron, Mackinac Island, Michigan. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Huron during the Mackinac Island 4th of July Fireworks display on July 4, 2010. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; City of Pittsburg Independence Day Celebration, Pittsburg, CA
Document Number: 2010-14585
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Suisun Bay off Pittsburg, CA in support of a July 4th fireworks display. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone, Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2010-14584
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Milwaukee Harbor safety zone during eight separate periods between 10 p.m. on July 15, 2010 through 10 p.m. on July 25, 2010. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port, Sector Lake Michigan.
Bulk Solid Hazardous Materials: Harmonization With the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
Document Number: 2010-14464
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to harmonize its regulations with International Maritime Organization (IMO) amendments to Chapter VI and Chapter VII to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, (SOLAS) that make the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code mandatory. The amendments require that all vessels subject to SOLAS and carrying bulk solid cargoes other than grain must comply with the IMSBC Code. The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations governing the carriage of solid hazardous materials in bulk to allow use of the IMSBC Code as an equivalent form of compliance for all domestic and foreign vessels operating in U.S. navigable waters. Proposed changes to the Coast Guard regulations will also expand the list of solid hazardous materials authorized for bulk transportation by vessel and include special handling procedures based on the IMSBC Code and existing special permits. These proposed changes would reduce the need for the current special permits for the carriage of certain solid hazardous materials in bulk.
Safety Zone; Grand Marais Splash-In, West Bay, Lake Superior, Grand Marais, MI
Document Number: 2010-14486
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in West Bay, on Lake Superior, Grand Marais, MI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of West Bay during the Grand Marais Splash-In Sea Plane Competition.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Cape Charles City Harbor, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: 2010-14469
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of Cape Charles City Harbor in Cape Charles, VA, in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; McNary-John Day Transmission Line Project, Columbia River, Hermiston, OR
Document Number: 2010-14468
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-06-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Columbia River near Hermiston, Oregon for the installation of new power lines across the river. The safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the workers as well as the maritime public and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.