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Federal Register Highlights – 1/27/16

January 27, 2016

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for January 27, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary emergency safety zone for all waters of the Bayou Chene beginning at mile 130.0 on the Atchafalaya River extending north through the Bayou Chene and ending at Mile 85.0 on the Intercoastal Waterway. The emergency safety zone is needed to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with high waters. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Morgan City (COTP). Deviation from the safety zone may be requested and will be considered on a case-by-case basis as specifically authorized by the COTP or a designated representative. This rule is effective without actual notice from January 27, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. on February 29, 2016. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 8:00 a.m. on January 7, 2016 until January 27, 2016.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is extending an established safety zone for emergency purposes for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), extending the entire width from mile 311.0 to mile 319.0 above head of passes (AHP). This emergency safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and flood control infrastructure from the potential safety hazards associated with vessels underway transiting this area. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative. This rule is effective without actual notice from January 27, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. on February 1, 2016. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 12:01 a.m. on January 9, 2016 until January 27, 2016.

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River (LMR), extending the entire width from mile 365.0 to mile 361.0. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and flood control infrastructure from the potential safety hazards associated with the wake from vessels underway transiting this area. Deviation from the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative. This rule is effective without actual notice from January 27, 2016 until 11:59 p.m. on February 1, 2016. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 12:01 a.m. on January 10, 2016 until January 27, 2016.

PROPOSED RULE: The Commission is proposing rules which amend the existing Commission rules related to the publication of specific notices related to the Mail Classification Schedule and Product Lists in the Federal Register. The proposed rules seek to modify Commission rules that require the publication of duplicative filings. The Commission invites public comment on the proposed rules. Comments are due: February 26, 2016. Reply comments are due: March 14, 2016. (Submit written comments to: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820.)

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