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The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation in 33 CFR 117.478(b) governing the operation of the LA 77 bridge across the Lower Grand River, mile 47.0 (Alternate Route) at Grosse Tete, Iberville Parish, Louisiana. This deviation allows the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to
The Coast Guard is creating a new anchorage area on the eastern side of the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway, opposite the Sabine Bank Offshore (North) Anchorage area in the Gulf of Mexico south of Sabine Pass. This will help alleviate the need for inbound deep draft vessels to cross the Sabine Pass Safety Fairway and navigate around a charted shallow
This document provides required notice of substantive rules adopted by the Coast Guard and temporarily effective between July 1, 2000 and September 30, 2000 which were not published in the Federal Register. This notice also contains 9 temporary final rules issued during the period of April 1, 2000, thru June 30, 2000, that were not included in the
The Coast Guard's Office of Great Lakes Pilotage will hold a public meeting. This meeting is in response to the marine industry's request for a comprehensive review of the Great Lakes Pilotage System. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss options for improving the safety, reliability, and efficiency of the Great Lakes Pilotage System. We
The Coast Guard will hold a public meeting to discuss proposed rules for improving the safety of towing vessels. A supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking published on November 8, 2000, would require the installation of fixed fireextinguishing systems in towing vessels' engine rooms, and it would require owners or operators, and masters, to
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded the two Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below to OMB for review and comment. These ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OMB ensure that we impose only
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded the five Information Collection Requests (ICRs) abstracted below to OMB for review and comment. These ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OMB ensure that we impose only
The Coast Guard makes available this final version of the voluntary guidelines for persons engaged in waterrelated recreational activities (e.g., boating and fishing) to help control the spread of aquatic nuisance species (ANS). The Coast Guard must issue these guidelines per the recommendations prepared by the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force.
Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight and Monitoring Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify, on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a Regional Citizen's Advisory Council for Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound regions of Alaska. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC. This zone is necessary to ensure the safety of life and property during the detonation of explosives along the bottom of the Cape Fear River in conjunction with the harbor deepening and widening project. Vessels entering the safety zone must inform themselves
This document contains corrections to the final regulations which were published in the Federal Register, June 21, 1994, (59 FR 31934). The regulations related to the movement of vessels in Gastineau Channel, Juneau, AK during the annual fireworks display. That document contained a required safety fallout radius from the barge conducting fireworks
This document contains corrections to the final regulations which were published in the Federal Register, June 21, 1994, (59 FR 31933). The regulations related to the movement of vessels in Tongass Narrows, Ketchikan, AK during the annual fireworks display. That document contained a latitude/longitude position and a required safety fallout radius
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone for a potential explosive atmosphere on the vessel HIGHLAND FAITH, in the Port of New York/New Jersey. This action is necessary to protect investigating personnel, vessel repair personnel, the vessel HIGHLAND FAITH, and vessels in the vicinity of the vessel HIGHLAND FAITH, and the
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a permanent safety zone for the annual Macy's July 4th fireworks display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the East River.
The Subcommittee of the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) on Hazardous Substances Response Standards will meet to discuss the progress of its three (3) working groups on Training Issues, Response Organization, and Response Resource Identification and Verification. This meeting will be open to the public.
The Coast Guard proposes to establish ten permanent safety zones for fireworks displays located in the Port of New York/New Jersey, to expand the size of one current safety zone, and to modify effective times and notice requirements of existing permanent safety zones. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters
Temporary Special Local Regulations are being established for the annual BellSouth Winterfest Boat Parade. The event will be held on December 16, 2000, on the waters of the Port Everglades turning basin and the Intracoastal Waterway from Dania Sound Light 35 (LLNR 47575) to Pompano Beach Day Beacon 74 (LLNR 47230). The regulations are needed to
Temporary Special Local Regulations are being established for the Wyndham New Years Fireworks display in Smith Bay, St. Thomas, USVI. These regulations are needed to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters by excluding vessels from the fireworks launching area.
Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District is temporarily changing the regulations governing the West 79th Street Causeway Bridge, mile 1084.6 across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Miami, Florida. This temporary rule establishes scheduled openings on the hour and half hour, Monday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and allows the
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on 25 August 2000, to change the regulations governing the operation of the State Road 789 drawbridge across Longboat Pass, Manatee County, and the New Pass bridge, Sarasota County, in Longboat Key, Florida. The comment period expired on October 24, 2000. The Coast
The Coast Guard amends citizenship requirements for fishing vessels of less than 100 feet in length that are eligible for a fishery endorsement, by increasing the percentage of interest in a vessel required to be owned and controlled by U.S. citizens in corporations. The percentage increased is from more than 50 percent to at least 75 percent. We
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations governing the operation of AMTRAK railroad bridge, at mile 2.4, across the Mystic River at Mystic, Connecticut. This deviation allows the bridge owner to open the bridge only three times a day at 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
The Coast Guard is implementing the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.511 for the Eastport Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade, a marine event to be held December 9, 2000, on the waters of Spa Creek and the Severn River at Annapolis, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to control vessel traffic due to the confined nature of
The Coast Guard proposes to amend the regulations for floating safety zones around Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) vessels transiting the waters of Tampa Bay. This action is necessary due to the opening of a new LPG facility in Port Sutton. This proposal will enhance public and maritime safety by minimizing meeting and overtaking situations between
The Coast Guard is proposing regulations to implement cargo securing standards for U.S. and foreign vessels,
carrying general cargoes and hazardous materials on international voyages, to parallel the new requirements in Chapter VI and VII of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). The Coast Guard is also