[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 17, 2009)]
[Pages 59143-59144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-27619]



National Coal Council

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the National Coal Council 
(NCC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 
770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the 
Federal Register.

DATES: Friday December 4, 2009; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES: W Hotel, 515 15th Street NW., Washington, DC 20004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Ducker, U.S. Department of 
Energy; 4G-036/Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-1290; Telephone: 202-586-7810.

    Purpose of Meeting: To conduct an open meeting of the NCC and to 
provide a presentation on the new study conducted by the Council on 
carbon capture and storage technologies for use on coal-based 
electricity generation plants.


 Welcome and Call to Order by NCC Chair Michael Mueller.
 Remarks by Secretary Stephen Chu, Department of Energy.
 Presentation by David Surber of the 25th Anniversary Video
 Presentation by Fred Palmer, NCC Coal Policy Committee 
Chairman, on the New Council Study.

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 Council Business:
    [cir] Finance Report by Committee Chairman Joe Hopf.
    [cir] Secretary's Report by NCC Secretary Larry Grimes.
 Presentation by Thomas Kerr, International Energy Agency, on 
the IEA Carbon Capture and Storage Roadmap.
 Other Business.
    Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. If you 
would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do 
so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral 
statements regarding any potential items on the agenda, you should 
contact Michael J. Ducker, 202-586-7810 or [email protected] 
(e-mail). You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 
business days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to 
include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of 
the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly 
conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.
    Minutes: The NCC will prepare meeting minutes within 45 days of the 
meeting. The minutes will be posted on the NCC Web site at http://www.nationalcoalcouncil.org/.

    Issued at Washington, DC on November 9, 2009.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-27619 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]