Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.
Notice of open meeting.
This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Biomass Research and Development Act of 2000. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. This notice announces the meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee.
DATES AND TIMES:
February 6, 2008 at 12:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. February 7, 2008 at 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Crystal Gateway Marriott—Alexandria Room, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia, Phone: (703) 920-3230.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Valri Lightner, Designated Federal Official for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-0937 or Carolyn Clark at (410) 997-7778 * 235; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgEnd Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and guidance that promotes research and development leading to the production of biobased fuels and biobased products.
Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following:
- Update on Farm Bill and Energy Act.
- Presentation on Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Biofuels Activities.
- Presentation on the Energy Science, Education and Extension Plan.
- 2008 Awards Update.
- Presentation from the Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers.
- Baseline Biomass Work Discussions at USDA and DOE.
- Subcommittee Report Out.
- Discussion: Approve 2008 Committee Work Plan.
Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. To attend the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Valri Lightner at 202-586-0937; E-mail: email@example.com or Carolyn Clark at (410) 997-7778 * 235; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days before the meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chair of the Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. The Chair will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying at http://www.biomass.govtools.us.Start Signature
Issued at Washington, DC, on January 7, 2008
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-364 Filed 1-10-08; 8:45 am]
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