Comment Period Open: Coast Guard Activities on Atlantic Coast

2016-04-11T11:01:47+00:00 April 11, 2016|
Coastline at Acadia National Park (Credit: Wikimedia commons)

(Click to enlarge) Coastline at Acadia National Park (Credit: Wikimedia commons)

The Coast Guard announces the availability of the final report issued by the Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study workgroup. The Coast Guard welcomes comments on the report. Comments and related material must reach the Docket Management Facility on or before April 13, 2016.

(From the Federal Register)– The Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study workgroup was chartered on May 11, 2011 and was given three objectives to complete within the limits of available resources: (1) Determine whether the Coast Guard should initiate actions to modify or create safety fairways, Traffic Separation Schemes or other routing measures; (2) Provide data, tools and/or methodology to assist in future determinations of waterways suitability for proposed projects; and (3) Develop, in the near term, Automatic Identification System products and provide other support as necessary to assist Districts with all emerging coastal and offshore energy projects.

Read the full article here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2016/03/14/2016-05706/port-access-route-study-the-atlantic-coast-from-maine-to-florida