[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2012)]
[Pages 2053-2054]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-545]



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). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 
L. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the Act) requires that public notice of 
these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyssa Morrissey, Deputy Designated 
Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue 
SW., Washington, DC 20585; telephone: (202) 586-2926, facsimile: (202) 
586-1441; or email: seab@hq.doe.gov.

    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 of 
    Purpose of the Meeting: The meeting will provide briefings to the 
Board and an opportunity for the subcommittees to report on their 
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 
January 31, 2012, and will serve as an update meeting for the Board. 
The tentative meeting agenda includes a welcome, opening remarks from 
the Secretary, reports on planned activities from the subcommittees and 
an opportunity for public comment. The meeting will conclude at 3:30 
    Public Participation: The SEAB welcomes the attendance of the 
public at its advisory board meetings. The meeting is open to the 
public. Individuals who would like to attend must RSVP to Alyssa 
Morrissey no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012, by email 
at: seab@hq.doe.gov. An early confirmation of attendance will help 
facilitate access to the building more quickly. Please provide your 
name, organization, citizenship, and contact information. Anyone 
attending the meeting will be required to present government-issued 
identification. Individuals and representatives of organizations who 
would like to offer comments and suggestions may do so at the end of 
the meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Approximately 30 minutes will 
be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend 
on the number of individuals who wish to speak, but will not exceed 5 
minutes. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct 
the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business. Those wishing to speak should register to do so beginning at 
8:30 a.m. on January 31, 2012.
    Those not able to attend the meeting or have insufficient time to 
address the

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committee are invited to send a written statement to Alyssa Morrissey, 
U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 
20585, or send an email to seab@hq.doe.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available on the SEAB 
Web site at http://www.energy.gov/SEAB or by contacting Ms. Morrissey 
at the postal address or email address listed above.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on January 9, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-545 Filed 1-12-12; 8:45 am]