33 CFR 156.310 - Prohibited areas.

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§ 156.310 Prohibited areas.

Lightering operations and STS Operations are prohibited within the following areas in the Gulf of Mexico:

(a) Claypile - prohibited area. This prohibited area consists of the waters bounded by a line connecting the following points beginning at:

Latitude N. Longitude W.
28°15′00″, 94°35′00″, thence to
27°40′00″, 94°35′00″, thence to
27°40′00″, 94°00′00″, thence to
28°33′00″, 94°00′00″, and thence to the point of beginning.
(NAD 83)

(b) Flower Garden - prohibited area. This prohibited area consists of the waters bounded by a line connecting the following points beginning at:

Latitude N. Longitude W.
27°40′00″, 94°00′00″, thence to
28°18′00″, 94°00′00″, thence to
28°18′00″, 92°38′00″, thence to
28°30′00″, 92°38′00″, thence to
28°15′00″, 91°30′00″, thence to
27°40′00″, 91°30′00″, and thence to the point of beginning.
(NAD 83)

(c) Ewing - prohibited area. This prohibited area consists of the waters bounded by a line connecting the following points beginning at:

Latitude N. Longitude W.
27°53′00″, 91°30′00″, thence to
28°15′00″, 91°30′00″, thence to
28°15′00″, 90°10′00″, thence to
27°53′00″, 90°10′00″, and thence to the point of beginning.
(NAD 83)
[CGD 93-081, 60 FR 45017, Aug. 29, 1995, as amended by USCG-2010-0194, 80 FR 5935, Feb. 4, 2015]

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Title 33 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR Part 156 after this date.

  • 2015-09-10; vol. 80 # 175 - Thursday, September 10, 2015
    1. 80 FR 54418 - Marine Vapor Control Systems
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule; information collection approval.
      The collection of information requirements contained in the July 16, 2013 final rule (78 FR 42596) and approved by the OMB as an amendment to existing collection of information, control number 1625-0060, will be enforced beginning September 10, 2015. The requirements include provisions for VCS certifications, recertifications, periodic operational reviews, approval requests, reviews of operating manuals, failure analyses, operational review letters, and relabeling. These requirements aid the Coast Guard and industry in ensuring industry's regulatory compliance and safe practices in connection with VCSs.
      33 CFR Parts 154, 155, and 156