[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 6, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02603]


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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 
and Development Technical Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L.92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that this document 
be published in the Federal Register.

DATES: 
February 27, 2012 1:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
February 28, 2012 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20009.

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; 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
 Overview of DOE and USDA R&D Programs
 Overview of Other Biomass R&D Agency 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 by email at 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 
every effort 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: http://biomassboard.gov/committee/meetings.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on January 30, 2013.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-02603 Filed 2-5-13; 8:45 am]
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