[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 30, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64932-64933]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-25813]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: 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 under Section 9008(d) of 
the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Public Law No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that 
agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for 
public participation. This notice announces the meeting of the Biomass 
Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee.


DATES: 
November 21, 2013 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
November 22, 2013 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliott Levine, Designated Federal 
Official for the Committee, 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
 Annual Committee Recommendations
 Presentations on the Use of Marginal Lands for Bioenergy
 Overview of the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF) 
Tool

    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 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.

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    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available within 45 
days for public review and copying at http://biomassboard.gov/committee/meetings.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on October 23, 2013.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-25813 Filed 10-29-13; 8:45 am]
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