[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 146 (Friday, July 29, 2011)]
[Page 45548]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-19242]

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Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of 
Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). SEAB was reestablished pursuant to the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the 
Act). This notice is provided in accordance with the Act.

DATES: Monday, August 15, 2011, 4 p.m.-6 p.m.

LOCATION: Teleconference.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bodette, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-0383 or facsimile (202) 586-
1441; [email protected].

    Background: The Board 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 Natural Gas subcommittee will present 
an interim report to the Board.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 4 p.m. on August 15th. 
The meeting agenda includes presentation of an interim report from the 
Natural Gas Subcommittee and discussion of the recommendations. A draft 
of the report will be made available at http://www.shalegas.energy.gov 
and http://www.energy.gov/seab no later than Thursday, August 11, 2011. 
The meeting will conclude at 6 p.m.
    Public Participation: The meeting will be conducted by 
teleconference and is open to the public. Individuals who would like to 
call-in must RSVP to Amy Bodette no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 
August 10, 2011 at [email protected]. There will be a limited number of 
call-in ports and RSVP is required to obtain dial-in information. Call-
in ports will be made available to members of the public on a first 
come, first served basis. Individuals and representatives of 
organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do 
so at the meeting on Monday, August 15, 2011. Approximately 30 minutes 
will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will 
depend on the number who wish to speak but will not exceed 5 minutes. 
Public Comment will be available on a first come, first served basis 
and will be queued by the call operator. The Designated Federal Officer 
is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate 
the orderly conduct of business.
    Those not able to call in to the meeting or have insufficient time 
to address the committee are invited to send a written statement to Amy 
Bodette, U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington DC 20585, e-mail to [email protected]. Timely comments may 
also be posted online at http://www.shalegas.energy.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB 
Web site http://www.energy.gov/SEAB or by contacting Ms. Bodette. She 
may be reached at the postal address or e-mail address above.

    Issued in Washington, DC on July 26, 2011.
LaTanya Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-19242 Filed 7-28-11; 8:45 am]