Surface Transportation Board, Transportation.
Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee meeting.
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C., App. 2).
The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., E.D.T.
The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first floor of the Board's headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423.
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Scott M. Zimmerman (202) 245-0386. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877-8339].
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RETAC arose from a proceeding instituted by the Board, in Establishment of a Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Docket No. EP 670. RETAC was formed to provide advice and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of emerging issues regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, particularly, but not necessarily limited to, coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. The purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items include introduction of new members; a review of applicable rules; a performance measures review; discussion of domestic oil production Start Printed Page 13157and transportation; discussion of the impact of increases in export coal; industry segment reports by RETAC members; and a roundtable discussion.
The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted pursuant to RETAC's charter and Board procedures. Further communications about this meeting may be announced through the Board's Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.
This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources.
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Decided: February 20, 2013.
By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
[FR Doc. 2013-04365 Filed 2-25-13; 8:45 a.m.]
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