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Environmental Management Advisory Board Meeting

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES:

Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday, March 7, 2007, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The Knoxville Marriott, 500 Hill Avenue SE., Knoxville, Tennessee 37915.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Terri Lamb, Executive Director of the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EM-13), U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585. Phone (202) 586-9007; fax (202) 586-0293 or e-mail: terri.lamb@em.doe.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to provide the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management with advice and recommendations on corporate issues confronting the Environmental Management Program. The Board will contribute to the effective operation of the Environmental Management Program by providing individual citizens and representatives of interested groups an opportunity to present their views on issues facing the Office of Environmental Management and by helping to secure consensus recommendations on those issues.

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

9 a.m. Welcome.

9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks.

10 a.m. Oak Ridge Office Presentation.

10:30 a.m. Break.

10:45 a.m. Small Business, Acquisition, and Project Management Update.

11:15 a.m. Roundtable Discussion.

11:45 a.m. Public Comment Period.

12 p.m. Lunch Break.

1 p.m. Employee Recruitment and Retention Presentation.

1:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion.

1:45 p.m. EM Communications Working Group Overview.

2 p.m. Roundtable Discussion.

2:15 p.m. Technical Uncertainty and Risk Reduction Presentation.

2:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussion.

3 p.m. Break.

3:15 p.m. Discretionary Budgeting and Integrated Priority Lists and Earmarks Presentation.

3:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussion.

4 p.m. Recommendations from EMAB, NAPA, and the EM Focus Area Working Group and Implementation Strategy Overview.

4:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion.

4:45 p.m. Public Comment Period.

5 p.m. Adjournment.

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

9 a.m. Opening Remarks.

9:05 a.m. Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board Presentation.

9:35 a.m. Board Business.

  • Approval of August Meeting Minutes.
  • Action Items.
  • New Business.
  • Roundtable Discussion.
  • Set Date for Next Meeting.

11:30 a.m. Public Comment Period.

12 p.m. Adjournment.

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Terri Lamb at the address or telephone number above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. Those who call in and register in advance will be given the opportunity to speak first. Others will be accommodated as time permits. The Board Chair is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comment will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments.

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available at http://www.em.doe.gov/​stakepages/​emabmeetings.aspx and for viewing and copying at the U.S. Department of Energy Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, 1E-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585 between 9 Start Printed Page 7644a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday—Friday except Federal holidays. Minutes will also be available by calling Terri Lamb at (202) 586-9007.

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Issued at Washington, DC on February 13, 2007.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E7-2763 Filed 2-15-07; 8:45 am]

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