[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 89 (Monday, May 10, 2010)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10980]

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Materials Strategy Request for Information

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of availability of Request for Information (RFI).


SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking information 
from stakeholders on rare earth elements and other materials used in 
energy technologies, particularly clean energy components and 
applications, and energy efficiency technologies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to obtain a 
copy of this Request for Information (RFI), please contact DOE at 
[email protected] or call 202-586-5800. The RFI is also 
available on DOE's Web site at http://www.energy.gov.

DATES: Responses to the RFI are due no later than 5 p.m. (EDT) on June 
7, 2010.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE recently announced its intent to develop 
a strategic plan for addressing the role of rare earth elements and 
other materials in energy technologies and processes. The responses to 
the RFI will help DOE develop a more accurate picture of current and 
future supply and demand for these materials; identify the potential 
for supply disruptions; and determine the best policies to promote 
diverse, sustainable and economical supplies in the future.

    Dated: May 5, 2010.
David Sandalow,
Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, Department of 
[FR Doc. 2010-10980 Filed 5-7-10; 8:45 am]