[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 245 (Thursday, December 20, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75444-75445]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30671]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement


Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee (OESC); Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), 
Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: OESC will meet at the Department of the Interior's South 
Interior Building in Washington, DC.

DATES: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 
Thursday, January 10, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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ADDRESSES: South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Joseph R. Levine at the Bureau of 
Safety and Environmental Enforcement, 381 Elden Street, Herndon, 
Virginia 20170-4187. He can be reached by telephone at (703) 787-1033 
or by electronic mail at joseph.levine@bsee.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OESC consists of representatives from 
industry, Federal Government agencies, non-governmental organizations, 
and the academic community. It provides policy advice to the Secretary 
of the Interior through the Director of BSEE on matters relating to 
ocean energy safety, including, but not limited to drilling and 
workplace safety, well intervention and containment, and oil spill 
response.
    The agenda for Wednesday, January 9, 2013, will address the OESC 
Subcommittees' activities to date on oil spill prevention, spill 
containment, spill response and safety management systems, the arctic 
and proposed ocean energy safety institute.
    The agenda for Thursday, January 10, 2013, will address interim 
recommendations presented to the OESC from its' six subcommittees for 
consideration and action, including lessons learned and next steps 
forward.
    The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can 
be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the 
public will have the opportunity to comment on the activities of OESC 
and related topics on a first-come-first-served basis during the time 
allotted for public comment and may submit written comments to the OESC 
during the meeting or by email to the Committee at OESC@bsee.gov.
    Minutes of the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee meeting will 
be available for public inspection on the Committee's Web site at: 
http://www.bsee.gov/About-BSEE/Public-Engagement/OESC/Index.aspx.

    Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, 5 
U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget's 
Circular No. A-63, Revised.

    Dated: December 14, 2012.
James A. Watson,
Director, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.
[FR Doc. 2012-30671 Filed 12-19-12; 8:45 am]
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