[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 139 (Thursday, July 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42484-42485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17525]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) Public Meeting

AGENCY: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
meeting of the CINTAC.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at 9:00 
a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The public session is from 3:00 p.m.-
4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in Room 4830, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Herbert Clark Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David Kincaid, Office of Energy & 
Environmental Industries, ITA, Room 4053, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20230. (Phone: 202-482-1706; Fax: 202-482-5665; email: 
david.kincaid@trade.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The CINTAC was established under the discretionary 
authority of the Secretary of Commerce and in accordance with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), in response to an 
identified need for consensus advice from U.S. industry to the U.S. 
Government regarding the development and administration of programs to 
expand United States exports of civil nuclear goods and services in 
accordance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including advice 
on how U.S. civil nuclear goods and services export policies, programs, 
and activities will affect the U.S. civil nuclear industry's 
competitiveness and ability to participate in the international market.
    Topics to be considered: The agenda for the August 28, 2012 CINTAC 
meeting is as follows:

Closed Session (9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.)

    1. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act relating to public 
meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).

Public Session (3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)

    1. International Trade Administration's Civil Nuclear Trade 
Initiative Update.
    2. Civil Nuclear Trade Promotion Activities Discussion.
    3. Public comment period.
    The open session will be disabled-accessible. Public seating is 
limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of 
the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Mr. David Kincaid 
at the contact information below by 5:00 p.m. EDT on

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Friday, August 24, 2012 in order to pre-register for clearance into the 
building. Please specify any requests for reasonable accommodation at 
least five business days in advance of the meeting. Last minute 
requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.
    A limited amount of time will be available for pertinent brief oral 
comments from members of the public attending the meeting. To 
accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments 
will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public 
comment period of 30 minutes. Individuals wishing to reserve speaking 
time during the meeting must contact Mr. Kincaid and submit a brief 
statement of the general nature of the comments and the name and 
address of the proposed participant by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 
24, 2012. If the number of registrants requesting to make statements is 
greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the meeting, ITA may 
conduct a lottery to determine the speakers. Speakers are requested to 
bring at least 20 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the 
participants and public at the meeting.
    Any member of the public may submit pertinent written comments 
concerning the CINTAC's affairs at any time before and after the 
meeting. Comments may be submitted to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory 
Committee, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries, Room 4053, 1401 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. For consideration during 
the meeting, and to ensure transmission to the Committee prior to the 
meeting, comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on 
Friday, August 24, 2012. Comments received after that date will be 
distributed to the members but may not be considered at the meeting.
    The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of 
the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on February 
22, 2012, pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. (10)(d)), (1) that the portion of the 
meeting dealing with matters the disclosure of which would be likely to 
frustrate significantly implementation of an agency action as described 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating 
to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 10(a)(3); and 
(2) that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters requiring 
disclosure of trade secrets and commercial or financial information as 
described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) shall be exempt from the provisions 
relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. App. (10)(a)(1) and 
10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the 
public.
    Copies of CINTAC meeting minutes will be available within 90 days 
of the meeting.

Man K. Cho,
Team Leader for Energy, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries.
[FR Doc. 2012-17525 Filed 7-18-12; 8:45 am]
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