[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 24 (Monday, February 6, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6061-6062]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-1066]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: 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. No. 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.

DATES: March 2, 2006 at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 3, 2006 at 8 a.m. to 12 
noon.

ADDRESSES: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Building 17--Room 4B, 
1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neil Rossmeissl, 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) 586-8668 or Harriet Foster at (202) 586-
4541; E-mail: harriet.foster@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and guidance that promotes 
research and development leading to the

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production of biobased fuels and biobased products.
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following:
     Orientation Session for New Members.
     Review of the Updated Vision Document.
     Review of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 Impact on Biomass 
Research.
     Review of Organization for the 2006 Biomass Roadmap 
Regional Workshops.
     Discussion of Analysis and Policy Subcommittee Business.
     Discussion of Public Relations Efforts.
     Review of the 2006 Work Plan.
     Review of Biomass Efforts in the Colorado Region.
    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 Neil Rossmeissl at 202-586-8668 or the Biomass 
Initiative at 202-586-4541 or harriet.foster@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 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 February 1, 2006.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-1066 Filed 2-3-06; 8:45 am]
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