Coast Guard July 5, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Nanticoke River, Seaford, DE
Document Number: 2017-14068
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the SR 13 Bridge across the Nanticoke River, mile 39.6, in Seaford, DE. This proposal will require the bridge to open on signal every Saturday and Sunday during the winter season, if at least 24 hours notice is given. This action is necessary to balance bridge operations and maintenance with the existing needs of navigation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Rio Vista, CA
Document Number: 2017-14047
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Rio Vista Drawbridge across Sacramento River, mile 12.8, at Rio Vista, CA. The modified deviation extends the period the bridge may open with one hour advance notice and is necessary to allow the bridge owner to make necessary emergency repairs to the bridge.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone
Document Number: 2017-14034
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Sheffield Lake Fireworks, on Lake Erie and the Sheffield Lake boat ramp from 9:30 p.m. through 11 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. Our regulation for Annual Fireworks Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone identifies the safety zone for this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Cleveland Metroparks 100 Year Anniversary Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2017-14029
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of Lake Erie at Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Cleveland Metroparks 100 Year Anniversary fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Tchefuncte River, Madisonville, LA
Document Number: 2017-14028
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within one-half mile of a barge positioned in the Tchefuncte River, in the vicinity of Madisonville, LA. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a barge-based fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zones Within the Captain of the Port New Orleans Zone, New Orleans to Baton Rouge, LA
Document Number: 2017-14009
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary safety zones for multiple locations and dates within the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP Zone). These safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of life and protection of vessels from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays on navigable waterways. Entry into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans (COTP) or a designated representative.