Department of the Navy July 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Extension of Public Comment Period for the Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2012-18646
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
A notice of availability was published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on June 29, 2012 (77 FR 38781) for the Department of the Navy's Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus in San Diego, California. The public scoping period ends on July 30, 2012. This notice announces a 15-day extension of the public scoping period until August 14, 2012.
Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Naval Air Station Key West Airfield Operations, Florida
Document Number: 2012-17983
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
A notice of availability was published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on June 29, 2012 (77 FR 126) for the Department of the Navy's (DoN) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West Airfield Operations, Florida. The public review period ends on August 13, 2012. This notice announces a 15-day extension of the public comment period until August 28, 2012.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2012-17874
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS LEYTE GULF (CG 55) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Meeting of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2012-17438
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel will hold a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Modernization and Expansion of Townsend Bombing Range, GA
Document Number: 2012-17098
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to Section (102)(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 United States Code [U.S.C.] Sections 4321-4370h); the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1500-1508); Department of the Navy Procedures for Implementing NEPA (32 CFR part 775); and Marine Corps NEPA directives (Marine Corps Order P5090.2A), the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC)as prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates potential environmental impacts of acquiring additional property and constructing the necessary infrastructure to allow the use of inert precision-guided munitions (PGMs) at Townsend Bombing Range (TBR), Georgia. Through the use of PGMs at TBR, the USMC can more efficiently meet current training requirements for pilots by significantly increasing air-to-ground training capabilities for Marine Air Group (MAG) 31 stationed at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort, South Carolina. With the filing of the Draft EIS, the USMC is initiating a 45-day public comment period and has scheduled two public open house meetings to receive oral and written comments on the Draft EIS. Federal, state and local agencies and interested parties are encouraged to provide comments in person at the public meetings, or in writing anytime during the public comment period. This notice announces the dates and locations of the public meetings and provides supplementary information about the environmental planning effort.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2012-16870
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy proposes to add a new system of records in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The blanket (k)(1) exemption applies to this systems of records to accurately describe the basis for exempting disclosure of classified information that is or may be contained in the records.
Notice of the Availability of Record of Decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Disposal and Reuse of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-16646
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to dispose of the Hunters Point Shipyard in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency's Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopment Plan, as amended August 3, 2010. This Record of Decision (ROD) amends the DoN's previous ROD for the Disposal and Reuse of the Hunters Point Annex to the Naval Station Treasure Island, Formerly Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, California, November 20, 2000 (65 FR 69744).
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2012-16324
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-07-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) of the DoN has determined that USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot comply fully with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Naval Air Station Key West Airfield Operations Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2012-16326
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy (DoN) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) evaluating the potential environmental effects associated with supporting and conducting continued airfield operations at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West. Specifically, the Draft EIS addresses the environmental effects of maintaining current/baseline training operations, supporting airfield operations by new types of aircraft, and modifying airfield operations as necessary in support of the Fleet Response Training Plan. With the filing of the Draft EIS, the DoN is initiating a 45-day public comment period beginning on June 29, 2012 and ending on August 13, 2012. During this period, the DoN will conduct two public meetings to receive oral and written comments on the Draft EIS. This notice announces the dates and locations of the public meetings and provides supplementary information about the environmental planning effort. Dates and Addresses: Public information and comment meetings will be held in Key West, Florida between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on the following dates and at the following locations: 1. Wednesday, August 1, 2012, Doubletree Grand Key Resort Conference Room, 3990 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, Florida 33040. 2. Thursday, August 2, 2012, Tennessee Williams Theater at Florida Keys Community College, 5901 College Road, Key West (Stock Island), Florida. Federal, state, and local agencies and officials, and interested groups and individuals, are encouraged to provide comments in person at the public meetings or in writing anytime during the public comment period. At the public meetings, attendees will be able to submit comments orally or in writing. Equal weight will be given to oral and written statements. Comments may also be submitted via the U.S. Postal Service to Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast, NAS Key West Air Operations EIS Project Manager, P.O. Box 30, Building 903, NAS Jacksonville, FL 32212 or electronically via the project Web site (http://www.keywesteis.com). All statements, oral or written, submitted during the public review period will become part of the public record on the Draft EIS and will be responded to in the Final EIS. All written comments must be post marked or received (online) by August 13, 2012, to ensure they become part of the official record.
Meeting of the Naval Research Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-16274
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) will meet August 20 through August 24 and August 27 through August 30, 2012 to discuss materials in support of two studies: How Autonomy Can Transform Naval Operations (USN) and Lightening the Information Load (USMC). All sessions on August 20 through August 24 and August 27 through August 30 will be open to the public.