Coast Guard May 23, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Lower Niagara River at Niagara Falls, New York
Document Number: 2017-10469
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-05-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent safety zone within the Captain of the Port Zone Buffalo on the Lower Niagara River, Niagara Falls, NY. This rule is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Lower Niagara River considered not navigable as listed in the United States Coast Pilot Book 6Great Lakes: Lake Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, and Superior and St. Lawrence River and more specifically as described below. The safety zone to be established by this rule is necessary to protect the public and vessels from the hazards associated with the heavy rapids in the narrow waterway of the Lower Niagara River.