[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 220 (Wednesday, November 14, 2012)]
[Pages 67809-67810]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27683]



Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Nuclear Energy Advisory 
Committee (NEAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public 
notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, December 6, 2012; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, 
DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Rova, Designated Federal Officer, 
U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585; telephone (301) 903-9096; email: Robert.rova@nuclear.energy.gov.

    Background: The Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC), formerly 
the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC), was established 
in 1998 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide advice on 
complex scientific, technical, and policy issues that arise in the 
planning, managing, and implementation of DOE's civilian nuclear energy 
research programs. The committee is composed of 18 individuals of 
diverse backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and 
experience, established records of distinguished professional service, 
and their knowledge of issues that pertain to nuclear energy.
    Purpose of the Meeting: To inform the committee of recent 
developments and current status of research programs and

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projects pursued by the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy 
and receive advice and comments in return from the committee.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting is expected to include presentations 
that cover such topics as the Office of Nuclear Energy's FY2013 Budget 
and FY2014 Budget Request, status of the Department of Energy's Low 
Dose Program and the Million U.S. Worker Study. In addition, there will 
be presentations by Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee subcommittees. 
The agenda may change to accommodate committee business. For updates, 
one is directed the NEAC Web site: http://www.ne.doe.gov/neac/neNeacMeetings.html.
    Public Participation: Individuals and representatives of 
organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do 
so on the day of the meeting, Thursday, December 6, 2012. Approximately 
thirty minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per 
speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is not expected 
to exceed 5 minutes. Anyone who is not able to make the meeting or has 
had insufficient time to address the committee is invited to send a 
written statement to Bob Rova, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585, or email: 
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available by contacting 
Mr. Rova at the address above or on the Department of Energy, Office of 
Nuclear Energy Web site at: http://www.ne.doe.gov/neac/neNeacMeetings.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 6, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-27683 Filed 11-13-12; 8:45 am]