[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 152 (Tuesday, August 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47047-47048]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19253]


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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

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and Development Technical Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Public Law No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that 
agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register.

DATES: 
August 22, 2012; 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
August 23, 2012; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Renaissance DuPont Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20037.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliott Levine, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585; (202) 586-1476; Email: Elliott.Levine@ee.doe.gov or Roy Tiley at 
(410) 997-7778 ext. 220; Email: hq.com">rtiley@bcs-hq.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and guidance that promotes 
research and development leading to the production of biobased fuels 
and biobased products.
    Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following:
     Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities
     Update on DOE Biomass R&D Activities
     Review of the recently awarded Biomass Research and 
Development Projects
     Review of Congressional Research Service Report--Biofuels 
Incentives: A Summary of Federal 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 
must contact Elliott Levine at (202) 586-1476; Email: 
Elliott.Levine@ee.doe.gov or Roy Tiley at (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; 
Email: hq.com">rtiley@bcs-hq.com at least 5 business days prior to 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 Co-chairs of 
the Committee will make efforts 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 Co-
chairs 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 following Web site: www.usbiomassboard.gov/committee/meetings.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on July 31, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-19253 Filed 8-6-12; 8:45 am]
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