Coast Guard April 8, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone, Texas City Channel; Texas City, TX
Document Number: 2014-07839
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
By this direct final rule, the Coast Guard is removing the regulation for the safety zone at Snake Island, also known as Shoal Point, within the Texas City Channel. The Coast Guard is removing the regulation because it places general restrictions on vessels which are no longer necessary.
Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2014-07836
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the Coast Guard has recertified the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) as an alternative voluntary advisory group for Prince William Sound, Alaska. This certification allows the PWSRCAC to monitor the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Prince William Sound Program established by statute.
Safety Zones; Annually Recurring Events in Coast Guard Southeastern New England Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2014-07833
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the special local regulations for the ``RI Air National Guard Air Show'' and the ``Swim Buzzards Bay'' events. This amendment would add an additional month to the eligible dates for which the Safety Zone Regulations apply to each of these two events.
Tonnage Regulations Amendments
Document Number: 2014-07321
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its tonnage regulations by implementing amendments to the tonnage measurement law made by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010. This rulemaking would also codify principal technical interpretations issued by the Coast Guard, and incorporate administrative, non-substantive clarifications of and updates to the tonnage regulations. The Coast Guard believes these changes will lead to a better understanding of regulatory requirements.