Department of Energy.
This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770), requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation.
Secretary of Energy Advisory Board.
DATES AND TIMES:
Thursday, December 14, 2000, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
U.S. Department of Energy, Program Review Center (Room 8E-089), Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. Note: Members of the public are requested to contact the Office of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board at (202) 586-7092 in advance of the meeting to expedite their entry to the Forrestal Building on the day of the meeting. Public participation is welcomed.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary Louise Wagner, Executive Director, 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).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The purpose of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (The Board) is to provide the Secretary of Energy with essential independent advice and recommendations on issues of national importance. The Board and its subcommittees provide timely, balanced, and authoritative advice to the Secretary of Energy on the Department's management reforms, research, development and technology activities, energy and national security responsibilities, environmental cleanup activities, and economic issues relating to energy.
The agenda for the December 14th meeting has not been finalized. The meeting, however, will include presentations and Board discussions on two subcommittee final reports. The Board will review and discuss a final report prepared by the Openness Advisory Panel entitled, Becoming a Better Neighbor: A Pilot Review of the Relations between DOE Facilities and their Host Communities, and the final report of the Panel on Emerging Technological Alternatives to Incineration. Members of the Public wishing to comment on issues before the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board will have an opportunity to address the Board during the afternoon period for public comment. The final agenda will be available at the meeting. Copies of subject reports will be available in advance of the meeting and may be obtained from the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's web site located at http://www.hr.doe.gov/seab/ or by calling (202) 586-7092.
In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and submit written comments or comment during the scheduled public comment period. The Chairman of the Board is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will, in the Chairman's judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of business. During its meeting in Washington, D.C., the Board welcomes public comment. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. The Board will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. 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 may be published less than 15 days before the date of the meeting due to the late resolution of programmatic issues and publication delays due to the seasonal holidays.
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 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. Further information on the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board and its subcommittees may be found at the Board's web site, located at http://www.hr.doe.gov/seab.Start Signature
Issued at Washington, D.C., on November 22, 2000.
Rachel M. Samuel,
Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-30314 Filed 11-27-00; 8:45 am]
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