[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 47 (Thursday, March 11, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11526-11527]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-5079]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
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. The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (Pub. L. 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 and Times: April 1, 2010 at 8 am to 5 pm; April 2, 2010 at 
12:30 pm to 3 pm.

ADDRESSES: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Washington Room A, 2799 
Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202, (703) 418-1234.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura McCann, 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) 586-7766; E-mail: [email protected] 
or T.J. Heibel at (410) 997-7778 ext. 223; E-mail: hq.com">[email protected]hq.com.

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:

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     Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities and Budgets
     Update on DOE Biomass R&D Activities and Budgets
     Panel Discussion on the Arundo donax
     Presentation from ARPA-E
     Presentation from EPA
     Committee Discussion on 2010 Work Plan
    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 
should contact Laura McCann at 202-586-7766; E-mail: 
[email protected] or T.J. Heibel at (410) 997-7778 ext. 223; E-
mail: hq.com">[email protected]hq.com. You must make your request for an oral 
statement at least 5 business days before 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 Chair 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 Chair 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://www.brdisolutions.com/publications/default.aspx#meetings.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on March 4, 2010.
Rachel Samuel,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-5079 Filed 3-10-10; 8:45 am]
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