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Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Hanford

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Department of Energy (DoE).


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Hanford. 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.


Thursday, September 8, 2011; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday, September 9, 2011; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.


Red Lion Hotel, 1415 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.

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Paula Call, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy Richland Operations Office, 825 Jadwin Avenue, P.O. Box 550, A7-75, Richland, WA, 99352; Phone: (509) 376-2048; or E-mail:

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Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE-EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Annual Tri-Party Agency Year-End Review from the U.S. Department of Energy-Richland Operations Office and Office of River Protection and, the Washington State Department of Ecology and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, including American Recovery and Reinvestment Act work progress.
  • Committee Updates, including: Tank Waste Committee; River and Plateau Committee; Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Committee; Public Involvement Committee; and Budgets and Contracts Committee.
  • Life-Cycle Scope, Schedule and Cost Report.
  • Potential Board Advice:

○ Third Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability. Act Five-Year Review.

○ Waste Management Area-C.

○ Proposed Plan for Clean Up of Plutonium Sites on the Central Plateau.

○ EM SSAB draft letters/advice.

  • Board Business:

○ Finalize Hanford Advisory Board/Tri-Party Agreement Agencies Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 priorities.

○ Finalize FY 2012 work plan and calendar.

○ Process Manual Revisions Discussion.

  • Issue Manager.
  • Advice Development.

Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The EM SSAB, Hanford, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to Start Printed Page 48149accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Paula Call at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. 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 Paula Call at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments.

Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Paula Call's office at the address or phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site:​?page=​451.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on August 2, 2011.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2011-20020 Filed 8-5-11; 8:45 am]