Coast Guard June 19, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras, Lake Erie, Fairport, OH
Document Number: 2013-14662
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River Mile 95.5-Mile 96.5; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2013-14656
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
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 95.5 to mile 96.5. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display in the Lower Mississippi River at mile 96. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Delaware River Waterfront Corp. Fireworks Display, Delaware River; Camden, NJ
Document Number: 2013-14650
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Delaware River in Camden, NJ. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic on a portion of the Delaware River from operating while a fireworks event is taking place. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks, Glorietta Bay; Coronado, CA
Document Number: 2013-14559
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of Glorietta Bay for the Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks on July 4, 2013. This temporary safety zone is a modification of an existing permanent safety zone, made due to a change in location of the fireworks barge. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway and is the direct result of ongoing event planning with the Coast Guard and event stakeholders.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2013-14555
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Union Pacific Railroad Drawbridge across the Carquinez Strait, mile 7.0 at Martinez, CA. The deviation is necessary to perform a cable replacement at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain the closed-to-navigation position during the repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tombigbee River, AL
Document Number: 2013-14554
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern (NS) Railroad vertical lift drawbridge across the Tombigbee River, mile 44.9, near Jackson, between Washington and Clarke Counties, Alabama. The deviation is necessary for emergency replacement of the counter weights and operation cables. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two 72-hour closures and an additional 12-hour closure all over a 12-day period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Neches River, Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2013-14551
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Kansas City Southern vertical lift span bridge across the Neches River, mile 19.5, at Beaumont, Texas. The deviation is necessary to replace the north vertical lift joints on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for twelve consecutive hours.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2013-14550
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC). The CFSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display, Currituck Sound; Corolla, NC
Document Number: 2013-14548
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the location of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Currituck Sound, Corolla, North Carolina. The fireworks display previously originated from a barge but will this year originate from a location on land. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Currituck Sound, Corolla, NC, during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tombigbee River, AL
Document Number: 2013-14547
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Meridian Bigbee Railroad (MBRR) vertical lift bridge across the Tombigbee River, mile 128.6, near Naheola, between Choctaw and Morengo Counties, Alabama. The deviation is necessary for emergency replacement of the uphaul and downhaul ropes. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two 10-hour closures on two consecutive weekends.