Toms Tips About Speaking Up
By Tom Neale, 7/22/2010
1. Look for announcements of problem issues in East Coast Alerts (http://www.boatus.com/cruising/TomNeale/alert.asp).
2. Keep up with governmental issues at the News/Gov’t Affairs tab at the upper left hand menu on the BoatUS.com home page.
3. Following are some addresses for comment regarding east coast bridge issues.
Mr. Barry Dragon, Chief of Bridge Branch
Commander 7th Coast Guard District (DPB)
909 SE 1st Ave, Room 432
Miami FL 33131
Tel: (305) 415-6743
Fifth District Bridge Branch
Waverly Gregory, Chief, Bridge Branch
FIFTH COAST GUARD DISTRICT
431 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
Tel: (757) 398-6222
First District Bridge Administrator:
Mr. Gary Kassof
Battery Park Building
1 South Street
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 668-7021
4. USCG “Captains of the Port” and/or their staff often make decisions that can affect you. You can obtain information as to how to contact these offices at: www.homeport.uscg.mil and click Port Directory.
Go to www.tomneale.com for other information
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