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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the National Coal Council. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, May 3, 2000, 9:00 am to 12 noon.


Westin Fairfax Hotel, 2100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.

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Margie D. Biggerstaff, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 202/586-3867.

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Purpose of the Committee: To provide advice, information, recommendations to the Secretary of Energy on matters relating to coal and coal industry issues.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Call to order E. Linn Draper, Jr., Chairman
  • Remarks by Secretary of Energy, Bill Richardson (invited)
  • Remarks by Ms. Kathy Karpen, Office of Surface Mining
  • Remarks by Mr. John Neumann, Edison Electric Institute
  • Administrative business
  • Report by James K. Martin, Chairman of Council Study Working Group, on Progress of Council's Current Study on Carbon Sequestration
  • Other business
  • Adjournment

Public Participation

The meeting is open to the public. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. 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 of the items on the agenda, you should contact Margie D. Biggerstaff at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days prior to the meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include the presentation on the agenda. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.


The transcript will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 1E-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on April 11, 2000.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-9367 Filed 4-13-00; 8:45 am]