Coast Guard May 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Duluth-LaPointe Fireworks
Document Number: 2021-11288
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the LaPointe Fireworks in LaPointe, WI from 8 p.m. through 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2021. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the LaPointe Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or designated on- scene representative.
Special Local Regulation; Marine Events; Annual Bayview Mackinac Race, Lake Huron, MI
Document Number: 2021-11285
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the annual Bayview Yacht Club Port Huron to Mackinac Race, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 24, 2021. This special local regulation is necessary to safely control vessel movements in the vicinity of the race and provide for the safety of the general boating public and commercial shipping. During this enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without the permission of the Coast Guard Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Special Local Regulation; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile 34.5, Sunrise Beach, MO
Document Number: 2021-11281
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of Sunrise Beach in Francis Hollow at mile marker 34.5 on the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during a waterside concert on June 26, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would establish a temporary special local regulation for spectator vessels and prohibit other vessels from transiting the regulated area during the concert. Transiting through the regulated area would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Type of Regulation; Ohio River, Tell City, IN
Document Number: 2021-10886
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 719 to MM 722. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment during the paddle event known as PADL 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2021-10628
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
On March 18, 2021, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking to establish temporary special local regulations on May 2, 2021, to provide for the safety of life on certain navigable waters of the North Atlantic Ocean during the Ocean City Offshore Grand Prix. The Coast Guard is publishing this revised notice of proposed rulemaking because the event sponsor has postponed the event until October 24, 2021. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Toledo Country Club Fireworks, Maumee River, Toledo, OH
Document Number: 2021-11274
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters near the Toledo Country Club in Toledo, OH. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with fireworks displays created by the Toledo Country Club Fireworks event on the Maumee River. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Detroit, or his designated representative. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Lake of the Ozarks, Mile Marker 1 Approximately 500 Feet of the Bagnell Dam, Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Document Number: 2021-11242
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Lake of the Ozarks at mile marker 1 approximately 500 feet southwest of the Bagnell Dam. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Back River, Baltimore County, MD
Document Number: 2021-11214
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of Back River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located in Baltimore County, MD, during activities associated with an air show event from July 9, 2021, through July 11, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland- National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Event Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Explosive Arc at Military Ocean Terminal Concord, Suisun Bay, Concord, CA
Document Number: 2021-11159
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the Suisun Bay, off Concord, CA, in support of explosive on-loading to Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO). This safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential explosion within the explosive arc. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port San Francisco or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound
Document Number: 2021-11131
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce fourteen safety zones for annual firework displays in the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound Zone from 5 p.m. on July 4, 2021, through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2021. This action is necessary to prevent injury and to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the firework displays. During the enforcement periods, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within these safety zones is prohibited unless authorized by Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or their Designated Representative.
Safety Zone; Tugs Kimberly Anne and Westwind and Barge Big Digger Operating in the Straits of Mackinac, MI.
Document Number: 2021-11119
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the navigable water within a 500-yard radius of two tugs and a barge in the Straits of Mackinac. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards created by the work, inspection, diving, and surveying of pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. Entry of vessels or persons into the zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or their designated representative. Due to the lengthy duration of this safety zone, the Coast Guard is accepting and reviewing public comments until June 15, 2021. While this rule is effective beginning June 1, 2021, the Coast Guard reserves the right to modify the safety zone if an issue is raised by the public comments that requires such a modification.
Special Local Regulation; Potomac River, Between Jones Point, VA, and National Harbor, MD
Document Number: 2021-11114
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Jones Point, VA, and National Harbor, MD, during a swim event on June 6, 2021. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port MarylandNational Capital Region or the Coast Guard Event Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; East River, New York, NY
Document Number: 2021-11103
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the east channel of the East River between the Roosevelt Island Bridge (mile 6.4) and Gibbs Point approximately 800 yards northeast of the bridge. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the retrieval, maintenance and reinstallation of one TriFrame with three attached underwater turbines, associated cabling, and three Private Aids to Navigation. When enforced, entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New York.
Special Local Regulation; Back River, Baltimore County, MD
Document Number: 2021-11016
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish temporary special local regulations for certain waters of Back River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located in Baltimore County, MD, during a high-speed power boat event on July 10, 2021, and July 11, 2021. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Event Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Special Local Regulations, Update
Document Number: 2021-10890
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its special local regulations for recurring marine parades, regattas, and other events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area of responsibility (AOR). This rule informs the public of regularly scheduled events that require additional safety measures through the establishing of a special local regulation. Through this rulemaking the current list of recurring special local regulations is updated with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in Sector Ohio Valley's AOR. When these special local regulations are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0034
Document Number: 2021-10838
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0034, Ships' Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0113
Document Number: 2021-10837
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0113, Crewmember Identification Documents; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0100
Document Number: 2021-10835
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0100, Advanced Notice of Vessel Arrival; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0044
Document Number: 2021-10834
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0044, Outer Continental Shelf Activities; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0097
Document Number: 2021-10833
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0097, Plan Approval and Records for Marine Engineering Systems; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0103
Document Number: 2021-10832
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0103, Mandatory Ship Reporting System for Northeast and Southeast Coasts of the United States; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0022
Document Number: 2021-10831
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0022, Application for Tonnage Measure of Vessels; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0128
Document Number: 2021-10830
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0128, Prospect Questionnaire, Chat Now Questionnaire, and the Officer Program Application; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0093
Document Number: 2021-10829
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0093, Facilities Transferring Oil or Hazardous Materials in BulkLetter of Intent and Operations Manual; 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.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0020
Document Number: 2021-10828
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-24
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 extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones; 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.
National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; June, 2021 Teleconference
Document Number: 2021-10789
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to maritime collisions, rammings, and groundings; Inland Rules of the Road; International Rules of the Road; navigation regulations and equipment; routing measures; marine information; and aids to navigation systems. The meeting will be open to the public.
Safety Zone; Fincantieri Blasting Project; Menominee River, Menominee, MI and Marinette, WI
Document Number: 2021-10775
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Menominee River in Marinette, WI within 1,000 feet of a blasting area. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during the daily blasting at the southern bank of the Menominee River near the Fincantieri Marinette Marine facility. This rulemaking will restrict usage by persons and vessels within the safety zone. At no time during the effective period may a vessel or person pass between the construction barges and southern bank of Menominee River. Also during the entire effective period, all vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting the safety zone at speeds that would create a wake. Additionally, during blasting operations, lasting approximately 15 minutes each evening, no vessel or persons may enter the safety zone. These restrictions would apply to all vessels and persons during the effective period unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Fireworks for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2021-10741
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Coronado Glorietta Bay Fourth of July Fireworks on the waters of Glorietta Bay, CA on Sunday, July 4, 2021. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the event, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Savannah River, Savannah, GA
Document Number: 2021-10739
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Houlihan (US 17) Bridge, across the Savannah River, mile 21.6, in Savannah, Georgia, and the Seaboard System Railroad Bridge, across the Savannah River, mile 27.4, near Hardeeville, South Carolina. This action will increase the advance notification time for an opening at the bridges. The action would also update the name and geographic location of the bridges.
Special Local Regulations; Great Western Tube Float, Parker, AZ
Document Number: 2021-10738
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the Great Western Tube Float on June 12, 2021. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, sponsor vessels, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for marine events within the Eleventh Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Parker, AZ. During the enforcement period, persons and vessels are prohibited from anchoring, blocking, loitering, or impeding within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2021-10737
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zones for the Big Bay Boom Fourth of July Fireworks on the waters of San Diego Bay, CA on Sunday, July 4, 2021. The safety zones are necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the event, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated areas for this event. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated areas without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Safety Zone; FKCC Swim Around Key West, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2021-10534
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the FKCC Swim Around Key West, Key West, Florida from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 12, 2021. Our regulation for recurring safety zones within the Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Annual Swim Around Key West, Key West, FL
Document Number: 2021-10532
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the 45th Annual Swim Around Key West, Key West, Florida from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on June 26, 2021. Our regulation for recurring safety zones within the Captain of the Port Key West Zone identifies the regulated area for this event. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port Key West or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley Annual and Recurring Safety Zones Update
Document Number: 2021-10464
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending and updating its safety zone regulations for annual events that take place in the Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley area. This action is necessary to update the current list of recurring safety zones with revisions, additional events, and removal of events that no longer take place in the Sector Ohio Valley. When these safety zones are enforced, certain restrictions are placed on marine traffic in specified areas.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Marker 365, Natchez, MS
Document Number: 2021-10256
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), Mile Markers 364.5 through 365.5. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display in the vicinity of Natchez, MS. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pierce County Ferry Steilacoom II, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2021-10085
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for navigable waters within a 1,000-yard radius around the Pierce County ferry Steilacoom II. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the on-the-water military exercise. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Puget Sound or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Recurring Safety Zone in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone
Document Number: 2021-09731
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to amend its recurring safety zone regulations in the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone. This proposed rule would update one safety zone location and dates. This proposed amendment action is necessary to provide for the safety of life associated with annual marine events and firework displays on these navigable waters near Mackinaw City, MI. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zones; July 4th Holiday Fireworks in the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region Zone
Document Number: 2021-09947
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish three temporary safety zones for navigable waters within the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of the Severn River in Anne Arundel County, MD, on July 3, 2021, (with alternate date of July 5, 2021), Kent Island Narrows (North Approach) in Queen Anne's County, MD, on July 4, 2021, (with alternate date of July 5, 2021), and Susquehanna River in Harford County, MD, on July 4, 2021, (with alternate date of July 5, 2021), during fireworks displays to commemorate the July 4th holiday. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in these safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Marker 770, Randolph Bluff, TN
Document Number: 2021-09865
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), Mile Marker 762 through 782. The safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with a rock replacement project in the vicinity of Randolph Bluff, TN. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN
Document Number: 2021-09725
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard establishes a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters on the Clinch River from mile marker (MM) 48.5 to MM 52.0 during the U.S. Rowing Southeast Youth Championship. This special local regulation prohibits non-participant persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the race area and prohibits vessels from transiting at speeds that cause wake within the spectator area unless authorized by Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Modernization of Coast Guard Base Seattle; Preparation of Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2021-09523
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-05-07
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard, as the lead agency, announces its intent to prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The PEIS will evaluate the potential environmental consequences of the Coast Guard's Proposed Action to expand and modernize Coast Guard Base Seattle in Seattle, Washington. Notice is hereby given that the public scoping process has begun for the preparation of a PEIS for the Proposed Action. The purpose of the scoping process is to solicit public comments regarding the range of issues, information, and analyses relevant to the Proposed Action, including potential environmental impacts and reasonable alternatives to address in the PEIS. This PEIS is being prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 and the regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality. The Coast Guard has determined that a PEIS is the most appropriate type of NEPA document for this action because the Proposed Action is anticipated to occur over several years, and many of the site-specific project details are not known. This notice also notifies the public that the Coast Guard intends to host a web-based, web-based project site to provide additional information to the public and to solicit comments on potential issues, concerns, and reasonable alternatives that should be considered in the PEIS. Following the scoping period, a Draft PEIS will be prepared and ultimately circulated for public comment.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Between Trappe and Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2021-09564
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-06
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located between Trappe, Talbot County, MD, and Cambridge, Dorchester County, MD, during a swim event on May 16, 2021. 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 Coast Guard Patrol Commander.
Safety Zone; Commencement Bay, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2021-09501
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Tacoma Freedom Fair Air Show on Commencement Bay from 2 p.m. on July 3 through 12:30 a.m. on July 4, 2021. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with the annual aerial displays. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound (COTP) or their designated representative.
Special Local Regulations: Miami Beach Air and Sea Show, Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach, FL
Document Number: 2021-09469
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a special local regulation for the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show from Friday May 28, 2021 to Sunday May 30, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: Rainy River, Rainy Lake and Their Tributaries, Rainier, MN
Document Number: 2021-09003
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to authorize the Canadian National Railroad Bridge, mile 85.0, across the Rainy River to operate remotely. The request was made by the bridge owner. The bridge will continue to open on signal.
Safety Zone; Ohio River, Lawrenceburg, IN
Document Number: 2021-09386
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 490 to MM 492. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Lawrenceburg, IN during the Tanners Creek Wire Crossing. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2021-09306
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Route 7 Bridge, across the Hackensack River, mile 3.1, at Jersey City, NJ. The bridge owner, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), submitted a request to allow the bridge to require four hours advance notice for bridge openings. This final rule would create efficiency in drawbridge operations and better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show, Hessel, MI
Document Number: 2021-09266
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Annual Les Cheneaux Island Antique Wooden Boat Show special local regulation on the U.S. navigable waters of Hessel Marina, Hessel, MI on August 14, 2021. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the boat show. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone are prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events Beginning in May 2021
Document Number: 2021-09265
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce established safety zones for maritime events starting in May 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events Beginning in June 2021
Document Number: 2021-09264
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce established safety zones for maritime events starting in June 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.