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Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


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.


Tuesday, July 31, 2007, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, August 1, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD.

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Karen Talamini; Office of Basic Energy Sciences; U.S. Department of Energy; Germantown Building, Independence Avenue, Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (301) 903-4563.

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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:

▪ News from the Office of Science.

▪ News from the Office of Basic Energy Sciences.

▪ Report of the COV of the Scientific Facilities Division.

▪ Reports of BES Basic Research Needs Workshops.

▪ Reports of the BESAC Grand Challenges Subcommittee.

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 Karen Talamini at 301-903-6594 (fax) or (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 at:​production/​bes/​BESAC/​Meetings.html.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on July 11, 2007.

Rachel M. Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E7-13800 Filed 7-16-07; 8:45 am]