[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 245 (Friday, December 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 77111]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30298]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of renewal.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 14(a)(2)(A) of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, (Pub. L. 92-463), and in accordance with Title 41, Code 
of Federal Regulations, Section 102-3.65(a), and following consultation 
with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services 
Administration, notice is hereby given that the Biological and 
Environmental Research Advisory Committee will be renewed for a two-
year period, beginning December 13, 2013.
    The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Director, 
Office of Science on the biological and environmental research 
programs.
    Additionally, the renewal of the BERAC has been determined to be 
essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy and to be in 
the public interest in connection with the performance of duties 
imposed upon the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The 
Committee will continue to operate in accordance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, adhering to the rules and 
regulations issued in implementation of that Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. David Thomassen, Designated 
Federal Officer, at (301) 903-9817.

    Issued in Washington, DC on December 13, 2013.
Carol A. Matthews,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30298 Filed 12-19-13; 8:45 am]
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