[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 213 (Thursday, November 4, 2010)]
[Page 67958]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-27902]



Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future

AGENCY: Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Blue Ribbon 
Commission on America's Nuclear Future (the Commission). The Commission 
was organized pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 
92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the Act). This notice is provided in accordance 
with the Act.
    This notice is being published less that 15 days from the date of 
the meeting due to logistical circumstances and the inability to delay 
and reschedule the meeting in a timely fashion. In addition, the dates 
for this meeting and the location, Washington, DC, were made public 
during the September 2010 open meeting of the Commission and posted on 

DATES: Monday, November 15, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 
16, 2010, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Washington Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 737-2200.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy A. Frazier, Designated Federal 
Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; telephone (202) 586-4243 or facsimile (202) 586-
0544; e-mail [email protected]. Additional information 
will be available at http://www.brc.gov.

    Background: The President directed that the Commission be 
established to conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing 
the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle. The Commission will provide 
advice and make recommendations on issues including alternatives for 
the storage, processing, and disposal of civilian and defense spent 
nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. The Commission is scheduled to submit a 
draft report to the Secretary of Energy in July 2011 and a final report 
in January 2012.
    This is the fifth full Commission meeting. Previous meetings were 
held in March, May, July, and September 2010. Webcasts of the previous 
meetings along with meeting transcripts and presentation are available 
at http://www.brc.gov.
    Purpose of the Meeting: One purpose of this meeting is to better 
understand the fuel cycle policies that have been established by other 
leading nuclear energy nations. The Commission will hear from a series 
of speakers who can provide insights on the views of State and Tribal 
governments and members of the public.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting is expected to start at 8:30 a.m. on 
Monday, November 15, 2010. The schedule for the 15th will include 
presentations and statements to the Commission. The meeting will resume 
at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, with presentations and 
statements to the Commission and Commission discussions lasting until 
about 11 a.m. The meeting will conclude with public statements and will 
end at approximately 12:15 p.m.
    Public Participation: Individuals and representatives of 
organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do 
so at the end of the public session on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. 
Approximately 1 hour will be reserved for public comments from 11:15 
a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number 
who wish to speak but will not exceed 5 minutes. The Designated Federal 
Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will 
facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Those wishing to speak 
should register to do so beginning at 8 a.m. on November 16, 2010, at 
the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. Registration to speak will 
close at 10 a.m., November 16, 2010.
    Those not able to attend the meeting or have insufficient time to 
address the subcommittee are invited to send a written statement to 
Timothy A. Frazier, U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, 
SW., Washington DC 20585, e-mail to [email protected], 
or post comments on the Commission Web site at http://www.brc.gov.
    Additionally, the meeting will be available via live video webcast. 
The link will be available at http://www.brc.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available at http://www.brc.gov or by contacting Mr. Frazier. He may be reached at the 
postal address or e-mail address above.

    Issued in Washington, DC on October 29, 2010.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-27902 Filed 11-3-10; 8:45 am]