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Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy.


Notice of open meeting.


This notice announces a meeting of the Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 94-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.


Thursday, June 13, 2013; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20024.

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Bob Rova, Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 20585; telephone (301) 903-9096; email

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Background: The Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC), formerly the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC), was established in 1998 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide advice on complex scientific, technical, and policy issues that arise in the planning, managing, and implementation of DOE's civilian nuclear energy research programs. The committee is composed of 18 individuals of diverse backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to nuclear energy.

Purpose of the Meeting: To inform the committee of recent developments and current status of research programs and projects pursued by the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy and receive advice and comments in return from the committee.

Tentative Agenda: The meeting is expected to include presentations that cover such topics as update on activities for the Office of Nuclear Energy, Characterization Methods to Evaluate the Aging of Used Nuclear Fuel in Storage Integrated Research Project and Fluoride Salt High Temperature Reactor Integrated Research Project. In addition, there will be presentations by Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee subcommittees. The agenda may change to accommodate committee business. For updates, please visit the NEAC Web site:​ne/​nuclear-energy-advisory-committee.

Public Participation: Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do so on the day of the meeting, Thursday, June 13, 2013. Approximately thirty minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is not expected to exceed 5 minutes. Anyone who is not able to make the meeting or has had insufficient time to address the committee is invited to send a written statement to Bob Rova, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 20585, or by email:

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available by contacting Mr. Rova at the address above or on the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy Web site at​ne/​nuclear-energy-advisory-committee.

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Issued in Washington, DC on May 13, 2013.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2013-11783 Filed 5-16-13; 8:45 am]