[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 27, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18242-18243]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7307]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of 
Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 
L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires public notice of this meeting be 
announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, 
Argonne, IL 60439.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyssa Morrissey, Deputy Designated 
Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-2926 or facsimile (202) 
586-1441; email: seab@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the Board: The Board was reestablished to provide advice 
and recommendations to the Secretary on the Department's basic and 
applied research, economic and national security policy, educational 
issues, operational issues and other activities as directed by the 
Secretary.

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    Purpose of the Meeting: This is one of the quarterly meetings of 
the Board. This meeting will provide briefings to the Board and an 
opportunity for the subcommittees to report on their progress.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 9 a.m. on April 17, 
2012, and will serve as an update meeting for the Board. The tentative 
meeting agenda includes opening remarks from the Secretary, briefings 
from the Laboratory, reports on planned activities from subcommittees, 
and an opportunity for public comment. The meeting will conclude at 4 
p.m.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. 
Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Ms. Morrissey no 
later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012, by email at: 
seab@hq.doe.gov. Please provide your name, organization, citizenship, 
and contact information. Anyone attending the meeting will be required 
to present government issued identification. Those wishing to speak are 
required to register and may do so beginning at 9 a.m. on April 17, 
2012. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like 
to offer comments and suggestions may do so at the end of the meeting 
on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Approximately 30 minutes will be reserved 
for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the 
number who wish to speak but will not exceed 5 minutes. Those not able 
to attend the meeting or have insufficient time to address the 
committee are invited to send a written statement to Alyssa Morrissey, 
U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20585, or email to seab@hq.doe.gov.
    The Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting 
in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB 
Web site http://www.energy.gov/SEAB or by contacting Ms. Morrissey. She 
may be reached at the postal address or email address above.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 22, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-7307 Filed 3-26-12; 8:45 am]
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