[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 157 (Wednesday, August 14, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Page 52964]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-20568]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 
Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research 
and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Biomass Research 
and Development Act of 2000. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 
L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices 
in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. This notice 
announces the meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical 
Advisory Committee.
    Date: September 4 and 5, 2002.
    Time: 8:30 a.m.
    Address: Hilton Crystal City Hotel at National Airport, Crystal 
Room, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas E. Kaempf, Designated Federal 
Officer for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-7766.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and guidance that promotes 
research and development leading to the production of biobased 
industrial products.
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions on the following:
     Full committee discussion on the development of a Vision 
and a Roadmap document for federal biomass research and development 
programs.
    Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the 
public are welcome to observe the business of the Biomass Research and 
Development Technical Advisory Committee. To attend the meeting and/or 
to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you 
should contact Douglas E. Kaempf at 202-586-7766 or Bioenergy 
@ee.doe.gov (e-mail). You must make your request for an oral statement 
at least 5 business days before the meeting. Members of the public will 
be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the 
meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled 
oral statements on the agenda. The Chair of the Committee will make 
every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. If you would 
like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so 
either before or after the meeting. The Chair will conduct the meeting 
to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public 
Reading Room; Room 1E-190; Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on August 7, 2002.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-20568 Filed 8-13-02; 8:45 am]
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