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Office of Science; Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of Open Meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a meeting of the Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES:

Monday, February 25, 2002, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, February 26, 2002, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center, 9751 Washingtonian Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sharon Long; Office of Basic Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of Energy; 19901 Germantown Road; Germantown, MD 20874-1290; Telephone: (301) 903-5565.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance with respect to the basic energy sciences research program.

Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following:

Monday, February 25, 2002

▪ Welcome and Introduction

▪ Review of the FY 2003 Budget

▪ Basic Energy Sciences Highlights

▪ Summary of BESAC-Sponsored Workshop on SC Performance Measurement

▪ Summary of BESAC-Sponsored Workshop on Biomolecular Materials

▪ Summary of BESAC Committee of Visitors

Tuesday, February 26, 2002

▪ Discussion on BESAC activities related to Basic Science Needs for Energy Security

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. 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 Sharon Long at 301-903-6594 (fax) or sharon.long@science.doe.gov (e-mail). You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.

Minutes: The minutes of this meeting 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 20585; between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on February 5, 2002.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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