[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 205 (Tuesday, October 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 64800]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26056]


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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 that public notice of these meetings 
be published in the Federal Register.

DATES: Friday, November 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585.

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:
    Background: The SEAB 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.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The Buildings Efficiency and Small Modular 
Reactor Subcommittees will present interim reports to the Board for 
review.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. on November 
16, 2012. The meeting agenda includes full committee discussion 
regarding the draft reports from the Buildings Efficiency and Small 
Modular Reactor Subcommittees. The SEAB will decide whether or not to 
put forward the recommendations in the interim reports to the 
Secretary. The committee will also have a general discussion of energy 
policy and the Department of Energy. The meeting will conclude at 5:00 
p.m.
    Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public. 
Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Alyssa Morrissey no 
later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, by email at: 
seab@hq.doe.gov. The RSVPs should note if the individual is not a U.S. 
citizen to ensure the paperwork necessary for entry can be completed in 
advance. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would 
like to offer comments may do so at the meeting on Friday, November 16, 
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 follow the five-minute rule. Public Comment will be available 
on a first come, first served basis. The Designated Federal Official 
and Deputy Designated Federal Official are empowered to conduct the 
meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business.
    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 by email to: seab@hq.doe.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB 
Web site at: 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 October 16, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-26056 Filed 10-22-12; 8:45 am]
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