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Secretary of Energy Advisory Board; Notice of Open Meeting

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the fourth in a series of meetings of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration. 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.

Name: Secretary of Energy Advisory Board—Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration.

DATES:

October 11, 2000, 7:30am-Noon MST.

ADDRESSES:

La Quinta Inn & Suites, 6801 Tower Road, Denver, Colorado 80249. Phone—303-371-0888, Fax—303-371-0807.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mary Louise Wagner, Executive Director, or Francesca McCann, Staff Director, Office of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (AB-1), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-7092 or (202) 586-6279 (fax).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The purpose of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration is to provide independent external advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board on emerging technological alternatives to incineration for the treatment of mixed waste for the Department of Energy. The Panel will focus on the evaluation of emerging non-incineration technologies for the treatment of low-level, alpha low-level and transuranic wastes containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and other hazardous constituents. Waste categories to be addressed include inorganic homogeneous solids, organic homogeneous solids, and soils. The Panel will also evaluate whether the emerging non-incineration technologies could be implemented in a manner that would allow the Department of Energy to comply with all legal requirements, including those contained in the Settlement Agreement and Consent Order signed by the State of Idaho, Department of Energy, and the U.S. Navy in October 1995.

Tentative Agenda

The agenda for the October 11 meeting has not been finalized. However, the meeting will include panel discussion and a presentation on R&D Plans for Tru Mixed Waste and an overview of the responses to the published Request for Information. Members of the Public wishing to comment on issues before the Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration will have an opportunity to Start Printed Page 60414address the Panel during the scheduled public comment period. The final agenda will be available at the meeting.

Tentative Agenda

7:30 am-7:40 am—Opening Remarks

7:40 am-9 am—Discussion of DOE R&D Plan

9 am-9:10 am—Break

9:10 am-10:40 am—RFI Responses

10:40 am-11:30 am—Review of Revised Report Outline

11:30 am-Noon—Public Comment

Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration and submit written comments or comment during the scheduled public comment period. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. The Panel will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. The Chairman of the Panel is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will, in the Chairman's judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of business. You may submit written comments to Mary Louise Wagner, Executive Director, Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, AB-1, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. This notice is being published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to a last minute change in the location of the meeting in Denver.

Minutes: A copy of the minutes and a transcript of the meeting will be made available for public review and copying approximately 30 days following the meeting 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 at Washington, D.C., on October 6, 2000.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-26148 Filed 10-6-00; 11:50 am]

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