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Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Hanford

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Department of Energy.


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. No. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register.


Wednesday, December 11, 2013; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thursday, December 12, 2013; 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Red Lion Hanford House, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352.

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Kimberly Ballinger, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy Richland Operations Office, 825 Jadwin Avenue, P.O. Box 550, A7-75, Richland, WA 99352; Phone: (509) 376-6332; or Email:

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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

  • Tri-Party Agreement Agencies' Program Updates, including anticipated impacts to agency and Hanford Advisory Board (HAB) 2014 work plans resulting from the federal government shutdown
  • HAB Committee Reports
  • HAB Diversity Planning
  • DOE Presentation on the Hanford Tank Waste Retrieval, Treatment, and Disposition Framework
  • DOE Briefing on the Plutonium Finishing Plant and the Remedial Action Work Plan
  • Committee Informational In-room Breakout Sessions
  • HAB Action Items:

○ Executive Issues Committee recommendations regarding the National Liaison Position

○ Draft advice on the Hanford Tank Waste Retrieval, Treatment, and Disposition Framework

  • Board Business

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 accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Kimberly Ballinger 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 Kimberly Ballinger 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 Kimberly Ballinger's office at the address or phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site:​page.cfm/​hab.

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Issued at Washington, DC, on November 8, 2013.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2013-27241 Filed 11-13-13; 8:45 am]