Department of the Navy January 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Rules With Respect to Additional Station and Signal Lights
Document Number: 2019-00415
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes Department of the Navy regulations concerning Special Rules with Respect to Additional Station and Signal Lights. Public notification of U.S. Navy vessels which display additional station and signal lights is governed by statute and executive order which direct that such notice be published in the Federal Register. The content of this part imposes no burden on the public, and the rule is not required. Notice will continue to be provided the public through the publication of notice documents in the Federal Register. Therefore, this rule can be removed from the CFR.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2019-00412
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes Department of the Navy regulations governing Certification and Exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972. The certification and exemption of certain naval vessels which cannot comply fully with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, is governed by statute and executive order which direct that notice of certification of alternate compliance be published in the Federal Register. The content of this part imposes no burden on the public, and the rule is not required. Notice will continue to be provided the public through the publication of notice documents in the Federal Register. Therefore, this rule can be removed from the CFR.
United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-00387
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors will take place.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2019-00373
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) announces the availability of the inventions listed below, assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy, for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy.
Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Land-Water Interface and Service Pier Extension at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Kitsap County, WA
Document Number: 2019-00372
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The United States Department of the Navy (Navy), announces its decision to construct and operate a Service Pier Extension (SPE) and associated support facilities in Hood Canal on the waterfront of Naval Base (NAVBASE) Kitsap Bangor, Washington (WA). The Navy will implement Alternative 2, short pier configuration, which is the preferred alternative in the October 2018 Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Land-Water Interface (LWI) and SPE, NAVBASE Kitsap Bangor, WA. The Alternative 2 short pier configuration is also the environmentally preferred alternative and will fully meet the Navy's purpose and need for the proposed action.
Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Mariana Islands Training and Testing
Document Number: 2019-00368
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality, and Presidential Executive Order (E.O.) 12114, the Department of the Navy (DoN) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS). In the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS, the DoN reassesses the potential environmental impacts associated with conducting ongoing and future military readiness activities, which includes training activities and research, development, testing, and evaluation activities (referred to as ``testing activities'') conducted at sea and on Farallon de Medinilla (FDM) within the Mariana Islands Training and Testing (MITT) Study Area (hereafter referred to as the Study Area) beyond 2020. In the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS, the DoN evaluates new, relevant information, such as more recent marine mammal density data and new scientific information, and updates the environmental analyses as appropriate. The DoN prepared the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS to support the issuance of federal regulatory permits and authorizations under the Marine Mammal Protection Act and the Endangered Species Act. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is a cooperating agency for this Supplemental EIS/OEIS.