Coast Guard July 28, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Ogdensburg Summer Seaway Festival; Saint Lawrence Seaway, Ogdensburg, NY
Document Number: 2017-15973
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Saint Lawrence River, Ogdensburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Saint Lawrence River during the Ogdensburg Seaway Summer Festival fireworks display on July 28, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational 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 Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2017-15958
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters on the south west side of Commencement Bay. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by vessels navigating at high speed with skiers in tow. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound.
Security Zone; Los Angeles Fleet Week, San Pedro, California
Document Number: 2017-15946
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard proposes establishing a security zone in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel, in support of Los Angeles Fleet Week. This action is necessary to protect the area surrounding the LA World Cruise Center and the high concentration of people attending the event. This proposed rulemaking is necessary to prohibit vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Huntington Beach Airshow, Huntington Beach, California
Document Number: 2017-15945
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone offshore of Huntington Beach, CA, in support of the Huntington Beach Airshow. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in the area of the aerobatic zone during the performance. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering into, transiting through, or remaining within the designated area unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Los Angeles-Long Beach, or her designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2017-15924
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. This regulation is needed to provide for the safety of life during the marine event. During the enforcement period, entry into this regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta, Ohio River Miles 90.4-91.5
Document Number: 2017-15923
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation during the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta on the Ohio River miles 90.4 to 91.5, for all navigable waters of the river. This regulation is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival, Ohio River, Miles 90.2 to 90.7, Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2017-15922
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the subject safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Foundation/Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks on the Ohio River on September 16, 2017 to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the barge-based fireworks display. During the enforcement period, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lewis Creek Channel, Chincoteague, VA
Document Number: 2017-15920
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 175 Bridge, mile 0.0 across the Lewis Creek Channel, at Chincoteague, VA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate bridge maintenance work.
Safety Zone; Whiskey Island Paddlefest, Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2017-15889
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Cleveland Harbor, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Whiskey Island Paddlefest on August 19, 2017. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and race participants from the navigational hazards associated with a paddle craft race. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Buffalo.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0025
Document Number: 2017-15870
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625-0025, Carriage of Bulk Solids Requiring Special Handling; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
Navigation and Navigable Waters, and Shipping; Technical, Organizational, and Conforming Amendments
Document Number: 2017-14617
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-07-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This final rule makes non-substantive technical, organizational, and conforming amendments to existing Coast Guard regulations. This rule will have no substantive effect on the regulated public.