[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 198 (Thursday, October 13, 2011)]
[Page 63614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-26476]



Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


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 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies 
publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public 

DATES and Times: November 8, 2011; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    November 9, 2011; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Melrose Hotel--DC, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, 
DC 20037.

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; (202) 586-1476; E-mail: [email protected] or Roy Tiley 
at (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; E-mail: hq.com">[email protected]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;
     Presentation on Current Biomass Solicitation Processes;
     Presentation on the Defense Production Act Title III 
Technology for Advanced Drop-in Biofuels Production;
     Presentation on the National Biofuels Action Plan.
    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) 586-7766; E-mail: 
[email protected] or Roy Tiley at (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; E-
mail: hq.com">[email protected]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 
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public 
review and copying at http://biomassboard.gov/committee/meetings.html.

    Issued at Washington, DC on October 7, 2011.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-26476 Filed 10-12-11; 8:45 am]