Coast Guard September 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Detroit Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC); Vacancies
Document Number: 2010-24365
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Detroit Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port Sector Detroit.
Safety Zone: Monte Foundation Firework Display, Monterey, CA
Document Number: 2010-24364
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of Monterey Bay off the fishing pier of Seacliff State Beach, Santa Cruz, CA in support of the Monte Foundation Firework Display. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with the pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission from the Captain of the Port or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; New York Air Show at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY
Document Number: 2010-24236
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone for the annual New York Air Show at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, New York. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of navigation and protection of the maritime public from the hazards inherent with an air show which consists of aircraft performing aerobatic maneuvers over the Atlantic Ocean off of Jones Beach State Park.
Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2010-23766
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes non-substantive changes throughout Title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The purpose of this rule is to make conforming amendments and technical corrections to Coast Guard regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public. These changes are provided to coincide with the annual recodification of Title 46 on October 1, 2010.
Natchez Fireworks Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Marker 365.5 to Mile Marker 363, Natchez, MS
Document Number: 2010-24237
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 365.5 to 363 extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from the potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry into this zone is prohibited to all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative. The COTP Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative must authorize vessels that desire to operate in this zone.
Notification of Arrival in U.S. Ports; Certain Dangerous Cargoes
Document Number: 2010-24221
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adopting, with changes, an interim rule published December 16, 2005, regarding certain dangerous cargo (CDC) and notice of arrival requirements. The interim rule defined certain dangerous cargo residue (CDC residue) as limited to certain dry cargo and made other changes to regulations in 33 CFR parts 104, 105, and 160. After reviewing comments on the interim rule, the Coast Guard issued a notice of proposed rulemaking in 2009 that proposed to change the CDC residue definition to include certain bulk liquids and liquefied gases in residue quantities, revise the definition of CDC to reflect the proposed change in the CDC residue definition, and adopt other changes introduced by the 2005 interim rule. This final rule will relieve an unnecessary burden on industry by including more lower-risk cargoes in the CDC residue category and thereby reducing the number of notice of arrival submissions required based on the cargo a vessel is carrying.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0062, 1625-0078, and 1625-0082
Document Number: 2010-24201
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-27
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 a revision of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0062, Approval of Alterations to Marine Portable Tanks; Approval of Non-Specification Portable Tanks; (2) 1625-0078, Licensing and Manning Requirements for Officers of Towing Vessels; and (3) 1625-0082, Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Safety Zone; Ledge Removal Project, Bass Harbor, ME
Document Number: 2010-24157
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around a ledge removal project in Bass Harbor, Maine. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has contracted Prock Marine Company to remove a section of ledge in order to expand an anchorage area for the Town of Tremont. This regulation establishes a temporary safety zone around the work area where explosive charges will be used. This safety zone is necessary to protect waterway users from the hazards associated with explosive blasting and subsequent debris removal.
Recognition of Foreign Certificates Under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as Amended, Regulation I/10
Document Number: 2010-24154
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Regulation I/10 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, (STCW) requires Parties to the Convention to establish procedures to recognize STCW certificates issued by or under the authority of another Party. In order to start this process, the Coast Guard is developing a policy regarding the United States' recognition of foreign certificates held by foreign maritime officers who may be employed on some United States flag vessels. The Coast Guard is soliciting comments from mariners, industry, and the public to assist in development of this policy. The Coast Guard is particularly interested in identifying which United States flag vessels employ foreign citizens, the nationalities of these mariners, and the countries that issue their STCW certificates.
Navigation and Navigable Waters; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments, Sector Puget Sound, WA; Correction
Document Number: 2010-24015
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published in the Federal Register of August 5, 2010, a document concerning non-substantive changes to Title 33 Parts 3 and 165 of the Code of Federal Regulations. That publication contained an error in amendatory instruction 2 and its regulatory text for part 3. This document corrects this error.
Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2010-23890
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor from September 18, 2010 through October 30, 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.
Safety Zone; Blue Angels at Kaneohe Bay Air Show, Oahu, HI
Document Number: 2010-23768
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones while the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Squadron conducts aerobatic performances over Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. These safety zones are necessary to protect watercraft and the general public from hazards associated with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels aircraft low flying, high powered jet aerobatics over open waters.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0002, 1625-0017, 1625-0019, and 1625-0030
Document Number: 2010-23612
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
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) 1625-0002, Applications for Vessel Inspection, Waiver, and Continuous Synopsis Record; (2) 1625-0017, Various International Agreement Safety Certificates and Documents; (3) 1625- 0019, Alternative Compliance for International and Inland Navigation Rules33 CFR Parts 81 and 89; (4) and 1625-0030, Oil and Hazardous Materials Transfer Procedures. 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: 1625-0080
Document Number: 2010-23611
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an 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: 1625-0080, Customer Satisfaction Surveys. Before submitting this ICR to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Patuxent River, Solomons, MD
Document Number: 2010-23477
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Chesapeake Challenge'' power boat races, a marine event to be held on the waters of the Patuxent River, near Solomons, MD on October 1, 2010 and October 3, 2010. 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 Patuxent River during the event.
Safety Zone; CLS Fall Championship Hydroplane Race, Lake Sammamish, WA
Document Number: 2010-23358
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Lake Sammamish, WA for the Composite Laminate Specialties (CLS) Fall Championship Hydroplane Race. This action is necessary to ensure public safety from the intrinsic dangers associated with high- speed races while ensuring unencumbered access for rescue personnel in the event of an emergency. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel will be allowed to enter the safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port or Designated Representative.
Special Local Regulation; Monongahela River, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2010-23279
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation from mile marker 2.2 (Southside Riverfront Park Boat Ramp) on the Monongahela River to mile marker 2.7 (27th Street), extending 100 feet out from the left descending bank. This special local regulation is needed to safeguard participants of the Pittsburgh Dragon Boat Festival from the hazards imposed by marine traffic. Entry into the regulated area is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Port Access Route Study: The Approaches to San Francisco
Document Number: 2010-23176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces a public meeting to receive comments on the study entitled ``Port Access Route Study: Off San Francisco'' that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, December 10, 2009. As stated in that document, the Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the continued applicability of and the potential need for modifications to the current vessel routing in the approaches to San Francisco.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Wheeling, WV, Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Foundation Fireworks Display
Document Number: 2010-23178
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone from Mile Marker 90.2 to Mile Marker 90.5 on the Ohio River extending the full width of the river. The safety zone is needed to protect spectators and marine traffic during the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Foundation fireworks display. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ocean City Beachfront Air Show, Ocean City, NJ
Document Number: 2010-23177
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-16
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in an area of the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, NJ. The temporary safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Atlantic Ocean during the Ocean City Beachfront Air Show, which is an aerial demonstration to be held over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during the aerial demonstration.
Vessel Inspection Alternatives
Document Number: 2010-23172
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Safety Zone; San Diego Harbor Shark Fest Swim; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2010-23009
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of the San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA, in support of a bay swim in San Diego Harbor. This temporary 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 designated representative.
Safety Zone; VERMILION 380A at Block 380 Outer Continental Shelf Fixed Platform in the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: 2010-23008
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around VERMILION 380A, a fixed platform, at Block 380 in the Outer Continental Shelf, approximately 90 miles south of Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The fixed platform is on fire and the safety zone is needed to protect first responders attending to the fire and platform. Placing a safety zone around the platform will significantly reduce the threat of collisions, allisions, oil spills, and releases of natural gas, and thereby protect the safety of life, property, and the environment.
Safety Zone; Illinois River, Mile 000.5 to 001.5
Document Number: 2010-23007
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Illinois River, Mile 000.5 to 001.5, extending the entire width of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from safety hazards associated with a land based firework display occurring on the Illinois River. Entry into this zone will be prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations, Sabine River; Orange, TX
Document Number: 2010-22933
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary Special Local Regulation in the Port Arthur Captain of the Port Zone on the Sabine River, Orange, Texas. This Special Local Regulation is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Sabine River during the Thunder on the Sabine boat races. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with powerboat races.
Salvage and Marine Firefighting Requirements; Vessel Response Plans for Oil
Document Number: 2010-22932
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On September 3, 2010, the Coast Guard announced the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection associated with the vessel response plan salvage and marine firefighting requirements for tank vessels carrying oil. That announcement indicated that the collection of information requirements would be enforced beginning September 3, 2010. This document clarifies that although OMB has approved the information collection, the compliance date for updates to vessel response plans required by the Salvage and Marine Firefighting final rule remains February 22, 2011.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Wrightsville Channel; Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: 2010-22931
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing Special Local Regulations for the swim portions of ``Beach 2 Battleship Full and Half Iron Distance Triathlon'', to be held on the waters of Banks Channel, adjacent to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. These Special Local Regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on Banks, Motts, and Wrightsville Channels during the swimming portion of this event.
Port Access Route Study: In the Approaches to Los Angeles-Long Beach and in the Santa Barbara Channel
Document Number: 2010-22799
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces two separate public meetings to receive comments on the study entitled ``Port Access Route Study: In the Approaches to Los Angeles-Long Beach and in the Santa Barbara Channel'' that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, April 7, 2010. As stated in that document, the Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to evaluate the continued applicability of and the potential need for modifications to the current vessel routing in the approaches to Los Angeles-Long Beach and in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Notice of Enforcement for Special Local Regulation; Thunderboat Regatta; Mission Bay, CA
Document Number: 2010-22798
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Thunderboat Regatta Special Local Regulation from 7 a.m. PST on September 17, 2010 through 5:30 p.m. on September 19, 2010. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the zone established by the special local regulation without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Safety Zone; Revolution 3 Triathlon, Lake Erie & Sandusky Bay, Cedar Point, OH
Document Number: 2010-22771
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay near Cedar Point, Ohio. The safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Lake Erie during the Revolution 3 Cedar Point Triathlon. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect participants of the swim portion of the triathlon race from potential hazards from vessels operating in the area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2010-22749
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the operation of two bridges, the Congress Street Bridge at mile 0.4, and the Grand Street Bridge at mile 0.9, across the Pequonnock River at Bridgeport, Connecticut. This final rule removes the regulations for the two bridges because the draw spans of the bridges have been removed.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River, Mile 212.0 to 214.5
Document Number: 2010-22580
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for waters of the Upper Mississippi River, Mile 212.0 to 214.5, extending West of Portage Island to the right descending bank of the river. This safety zone is needed to protect persons and vessels from safety hazards associated with a high speed boat race and land based fireworks display occurring on the Upper Mississippi River. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; NASSCO Launching of USNS Washington Chambers, San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2010-22578
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-10
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 NASSCO Ship Launching for the USNS Washington Chambers. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of 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 (COTP) San Diego or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Thunder on the Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Buckroe Beach Park, Hampton, VA
Document Number: 2010-22418
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 210-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of Chesapeake Bay in Hampton, VA in support of the Thunder on the Bay fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2010-22416
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-09
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 US70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC, to accommodate a Bridge Run. This deviation allows the drawbridge to be maintained in the closed position to vessels at specific date and times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cape Fear River and Northeast Cape Fear River, in Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2010-22415
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-09
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 two North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) drawbridges: The Cape Fear River Memorial Bridge, across Cape Fear River, mile 26.8, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge, across Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0, both in Wilmington, NC, to accommodate River Fest 8K Run. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to vessels.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
Document Number: 2010-22036
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
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 US70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC, to accommodate a bike race and parade. This deviation allows the drawbridge to be maintained in the closed position to vessels at specific dates and times.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Shaw Cove, New London, CT, Maintenance
Document Number: 2010-22035
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
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 the Amtrak Bridge across Shaw Cove, mile 0.0, at New London, Connecticut. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position two separate days in October and November to facilitate scheduled maintenance.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2010-22034
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the operation of the Pennington Avenue Bridge, at mile 0.9, across Curtis Creek at Baltimore, MD. The requested change would have allowed the bridge to operate from a remote location at the City of Baltimore Transportation Management Center. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because of the many concerned comments sent from the primary waterway users that transit the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Camp Lejeune, NC
Document Number: 2010-22033
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
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 Onslow Beach Swing Bridge, across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 240.7, at Camp Lejeune, NC. The deviation is necessary to facilitate urgent replacement of the main hydraulic system. This deviation allows the bridge to be in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; Red Bull Flugtag, Delaware River, Camden, NJ
Document Number: 2010-22032
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in an area of the Delaware River, Camden, NJ, described as North of the Wiggins park Marina and South of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Delaware River during the Red Bull Flugtag event. The safety zone is necessary to protect event participants, life, and property.
Vessel and Facility Response Plans for Oil: 2003 Removal Equipment Requirements and Alternative Technology Revisions
Document Number: 2010-22026
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On August 31, 2009, the Coast Guard amended its requirements for oil-spill removal equipment associated with vessel response plans and marine transportation-related facility response plans. The amendment triggered information collection requirements affecting vessel response planholders required to establish evidence that they have properly planned to mitigate oil outflow and to provide that information to the Coast Guard for its use in emergency response. This notice announces that the collection of information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and may now be enforced. The OMB Control Number is 1625-0066.
Salvage and Marine Firefighting Requirements; Vessel Response Plans for Oil
Document Number: 2010-22022
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On December 31, 2008, the Coast Guard amended the vessel response plan salvage and marine firefighting requirements for tank vessels carrying oil. The amendment triggered information collection requirements affecting vessel response planholders required to establish evidence that they have properly planned to mitigate oil outflow and to provide that information to the Coast Guard for its use in emergency response. This notice announces that the collection of information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and may now be enforced. The OMB Control Number is 1625-0066.
Revision of LNG and LHG Waterfront Facility General Requirements
Document Number: 2010-22021
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In a final rule published May 26, 2010, the Coast Guard amended Letter of Intent (LOI) and Waterway Suitability Assessment (WSA) requirements for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied hazardous gas (LHG) facilities. The amendment triggered information collection requirements affecting these facilities. The Coast Guard now announces that the collection of information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The OMB Control Number is 1625-0049.
Security Zone, Mackinac Bridge, Straits of Mackinac, Michigan
Document Number: 2010-21896
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Mackinac Bridge Walk security zone on the Straits of Mackinac from 6 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. on September 6, 2010. This action is necessary to protect pedestrians during the event from an accidental or intentional allision between a vessel and the bridge. During the enforcement period, navigational and operational restrictions will be placed on all vessels and persons transiting through the Straits area, under and around the Mackinac Bridge, located between Mackinaw City, MI, and St. Ignace, MI. All vessels and persons must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port (COTP) or a designated representative to enter or move within the security zone.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Displays, Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2010-21781
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone upon specified waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during five fireworks displays launched from a discharge barge located at National Harbor, in Prince Georges County, Maryland. This safety zone is intended to protect the maritime public in a portion of the Potomac River.
Safety Zone; Olympia Harbor Days Tug Boat Races, Budd Inlet, WA
Document Number: 2010-21779
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone within the navigation channel in Budd Inlet, WA during Olympia Harbor Days tug boat races. This safety zone is necessary to restrict vessel movement during racing activity in order to ensure the safety of participants, spectators, and the maritime public. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on specified waters of the Budd Inlet, WA during Olympia Harbor Days tug boat races.