[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 153 (Monday, August 10, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 47913]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19574]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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.

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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 amended by the 
Agricultural Act of 2014. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public 
Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices 
in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. This notice 
announces the meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical 
Advisory Committee.

DATES: August 27, 2015 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    August 28, 2015 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street NW., Washington, DC 
20008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elliott Levine, Designated Federal 
Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-1476; Email: Elliott.Levine@ee.doe.gov 
and Roy Tiley at (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; Email: hq.com">rtiley@bcs-hq.com.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of Meeting: To develop 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
 Update the Biomass Research and Development Initiative
 Panel on Measuring Environmental Indicators and Assessment
 Panel on Economic and Bioeconomy Market Development
 Panel on Biomass Resource Development

    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 and 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 
business.
    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 August 4, 2015.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-19574 Filed 8-7-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P