Coast Guard May 13, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0102
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0102, National Response Resource Inventory; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Back Bay of Biloxi, Biloxi, MS
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the I-110 bascule bridge across the Back Bay of Biloxi, mile 3.0, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi. This proposed action would require a 12 hour notification to open the bridge to vessels on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The bridge has not opened for vessels on these holidays over a four year period. This proposed action is intended to allow the bridge owner to effectively manage bridge tender resources during these federal holidays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Belle River, LA
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the State Route 70 (SR 70), pontoon bridge across the Belle River mile 23.8, near Pierre Part, Assumption Parish, Louisiana. The bridge owner, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) provided the Coast Guard with information that demonstrated that significant vehicle queues were created during daylight hours in the months June, July and August and that these queues could be significantly decreased by changing the drawbridge operating schedule to open the bridge during the day on the hour instead of on signal as currently prescribed by regulations. This proposed action is intended to enhance vehicle safety and allow the bridge owner to effectively manage bridge operations during federal holidays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Industrial Seaway Canal, MS
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the State Route 605 highway, Wilkes Road bascule bridge across the Industrial Seaway Canal mile 11.3, Hansboro, Harrison County, Mississippi. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) submitted this request for a change in schedule, which would allow the bridge to close to vessel traffic. This change is expected to better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of vessel navigation.
Safety Zone; Tug Kimberly Anne and Barge Big Digger Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 500-yard radius of a tug and barge in the Straits of Mackinac. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the work, inspection, and surveying of underwater infrastructure. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or their designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Trent River, New Bern, NC
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, in New Bern, North Carolina. This proposed modification will allow the drawbridge to be maintained in the closed position during peak traffic hours and provide daily scheduled openings to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District; Withdrawal
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was initiated to establish a special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta,'' a marine event to be held on certain navigable waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, MD on May 16, 2020, and May 17, 2020. The proposed rule is being withdrawn because it is no longer necessary. The event sponsor has cancelled the power boat races.
Financial Responsibility-Vessels; Superseded Pollution Funds
The Coast Guard proposes to expand its regulations on vessel financial responsibility to apply to all tank vessels greater than 100 gross tons as required by statute, and to make other amendments that clarify and update reporting requirements, reflect current practice, and remove unnecessary regulations. This proposed rule would ensure that the Coast Guard has current information when there are significant changes in a vessel's operation, ownership, or evidence of financial responsibility, and would reflect current best practices in the Coast Guard's management of the Certificate of Financial Responsibility program.