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Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee will meet at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

DATES:

Wednesday, July 13, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, July 14, 2011, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel, 739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130, telephone (504) 962-0500.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Brad J. Blythe at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4040, Herndon, Virginia 20170-4187. He can be reached by telephone at (703) 787-1636 or by electronic mail at brad.blythe@boemre.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee consists of representatives from industry, Federal Government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the academic community. It provides policy advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of BOEMRE on matters relating to ocean energy safety, including, but not limited to drilling and workplace safety, well intervention and containment, and oil spill response.

The agenda for Wednesday, July 13, will address the progress of outreach on industry and academic initiatives relevant to the work of the Committee.

The agenda for Thursday, July 14, will address subcommittee progress, and include discussions of Federal initiatives relevant to the work of the Committee.

The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis. Members of the public will have the opportunity to comment on a first-come-first-served basis during the time allotted for public comment and may submit written comments to the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee during the meeting or by email to the Committee at OESC@boemre.gov.

Minutes of the Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee meeting will be available for public inspection on the Committee's Web site at: http://www.boemre.gov/​mmab/​EnergySafety.htm.

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Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget's Circular No. A-63, Revised.

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Dated: June 22, 2011.

Michael R. Bromwich,

Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement.

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[FR Doc. 2011-16027 Filed 6-24-11; 8:45 am]

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