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Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

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

DATES:

Friday, March 26, 2010, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).

ADDRESSES:

TMS, Inc., 955 L'Enfant Plaza North, SW., Suite 1500, Washington, DC 20024.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Edith Allison, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Washington, DC 20585. Phone: 202-586-1023.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of the Committee: The purpose of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee is to provide advice on potential applications of methane hydrate to the Secretary of Energy, and assist in developing recommendations and priorities for the Department of Energy Methane Hydrate Research and Development Program.

Tentative Agenda

2:45 p.m.-3 p.m. Registration

3 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

3:15 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Discussion of the Plans for FY2011 Gas Hydrate R&D in the Basic Energy Sciences Program in the Office of Science

3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Preparation of Comments and Recommendations to the Secretary of Energy Regarding Moving Gas Hydrate R&D from the Office of Fossil Energy to the Office of Science

4:45 p.m.-5 p.m. Final Announcements and Adjourn

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. 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 Edith Allison at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days prior to the meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include the presentation on Start Printed Page 9887the agenda. Public comment will follow the 10 minute rule.

Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, Room 1G-033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on February 26, 2010.

Rachel Samuel,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-4519 Filed 3-3-10; 8:45 am]

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