[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 75 (Thursday, April 18, 2013)]
[Pages 23242-23243]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-09129]



National Coal Council

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meetings.


SUMMARY: This notice announces two meetings of the National Coal 
Council (NCC). The Federal Advisory Committee

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Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 
2013, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Fairmont Hotel, 2401 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20037.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert J. Wright, U.S. Department 
of Energy, 4G-036/Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-1290; Telephone: 202-586-0429.

    Purpose of Meeting: To conduct normal Council business and receive 

Agenda for Thursday, May 16, 2013

1. Call to Order by John Eaves, Chairman, National Coal Council
2. Council Business
    a. Acceptance of the 2012 Council Audit Report
    b. Action on updating the Council by-laws
    c. Report on possible legislative amendments to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA)
    d. Staff Change Announcement
3. Other business
4. Adjourn

Agenda for Friday, May 17, 2013

1. Call to order and opening remarks by John Eaves, Chairman, National 
Coal Council,
2. Remarks by Chris Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil 
Energy, Department of Energy
3. Presentation of summary of recent Council studies by Fred Palmer, 
Chair, Coal Policy Committee
4. Presentation by General Keith Alexander on ``Cyber Security in the 
U.S.'' (invited)
5. Presentation by Don Newell (KY Department for Natural Resources) and 
Fred Moore (Nuclear Alliance) on nuclear-enhanced coal-to-liquid fuels 
6. Council Business:
    a. Communications Committee report by Chair David Surber
    b. Finance report by Finance Committee Chair Greg Workman
7. Other business
8. Adjourn

    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you 
would like to file a written statement with the Council, you may do so 
either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral 
statements regarding any item on the agenda, you should contact Dr. 
Robert J. Wright, 202-586-0429 or [email protected] (email). You 
must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days 
before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include oral 
statements on the scheduled agenda. The Chairperson of the Council will 
lead the meeting in a manner that facilitates the orderly conduct of 
business. Oral statements are limited to 10-minutes per organization 
and per person.
    Minutes: Within 45 days, a complete transcript of both meetings 
will be posted on the NCC's Web site at: http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/.

    Issued at Washington, DC on April 12, 2013.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-09129 Filed 4-17-13; 8:45 am]