Coast Guard August 9, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulated Navigation Area; Galveston Channel, TX
Document Number: 2010-19521
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) across the entire width of the Galveston Channel in the vicinity of Sector Field Office (SFO) Galveston, Texas. This RNA will require vessels to navigate at no wake speeds within this area. Vessel transits at greater than minimum safe speed and causing wake in this area will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Houston-Galveston or a designated representative. This RNA is needed to protect the Coast Guard SFO Galveston assets, break wall, and piers from further damage associated with excessive wake and to protect ongoing base construction.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River Mile 56.7 to 57.6, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2010-19520
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-08-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the waters of the Kanawha River beginning at mile 56.7 (C&O Railroad) and ending at mile 57.6 (Interstate Route 64 Bridge), extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with the Toyota Governor's Cup Jet Ski Race. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative.