Safety Zone; Ohio River, Newburgh, IN
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 777.3 to MM 778.3. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Newburgh, IN, during a fireworks display on September 5, 2020. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, AL
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Tennessee River from Mile Marker (MM) 407 to MM 409, on July 13, 2020 in conjunction with the operations being conducted at the TVA Widows Creek Fossil Plant. This safety zone is needed to protect the public, vessels, and waterfront facilities from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature from the hazards associated with demolition operations at the TVA Widows Creek Fossil Plant. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Upper Potomac River, National Harbor, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located at National Harbor, MD, on September 27, 2020, during an open water swim event. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliott Bay, Seattle, Washington
The Coast Guard will not enforce the safety zone for the Fleet Week Maritime Festival on waters adjacent to Pier 66 in Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA in July and August 2020. The Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound has determined that since the event is cancelled, enforcement of this regulation is not necessary.