Coast Guard July 13, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2018-15052
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its safety zones regulation for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone. This amendment updates two permanent safety zones, adds three new permanent safety zones, and removes one old permanent safety zone. These amendments, additions, and removals are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual maritime events, including sailing races, boat parades, swim events and air shows.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone-July Events
Document Number: 2018-15051
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in federal regulations for recurring marine events. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Anacostia River, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2018-15050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge across the Anacostia River, mile 1.2, in Washington, DC. This proposal is to allow the existing drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation. This proposal is necessary to accommodate the construction of a new fixed bridge on an alignment 18 feet south of the existing drawbridge and the removal of the existing drawbridge.
Safety Zone; Ski Show Sylvan Beach; Fish Creek, Oneida, NY
Document Number: 2018-14993
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Fish Creek during the Ski Show Sylvan Beach. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Willamette River, Wilsonville, OR
Document Number: 2018-14983
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Willamette River within a designated area adjacent to the Wilsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards while the plant outfall is being repaired. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River.