[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 86 (Thursday, May 3, 2012)]
[Pages 26276-26277]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-10670]



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. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public 
notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Tuesday, May 22, 2012; 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 
23, 2012; 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Biological Sciences 
Facility & Computational Sciences Facility, 3300 Stevens Drive, 
Richland, Washington 99354.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliott Levine, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue

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SW., Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-1476; Email: 

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
 Presentations on Biomass related research in the Northwest
 Update on the Biomass Research and Development Initiative

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

    Issued at Washington, DC, on April 27, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-10670 Filed 5-2-12; 8:45 am]