Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.
Notice of open meeting.
This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under Section 9008(d) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Start Printed Page 23560Register to allow for public participation.
June 15, 2017: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. June 16, 2017: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
DoubleTree By Hilton Washington, DC—Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Mark Elless, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; Email: Mark.Elless@ee.doe.gov and Roy Tiley at: (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Purpose of Meeting: To develop advice and guidance that promotes research and development leading to the production of biobased fuels and biobased products.
Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following:
- Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities
- Update on DOE Biomass R&D Activities
- Panels on Near-term Motivations For and Benefits of Accelerated Development of a Bio-based Economic Engine. Points of view include States' Department of Agriculture, Congressional, and industry.
Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. To attend the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you must contact Dr. Mark Elless at; Email: Mark.Elless@ee.doe.gov and Roy Tiley at (410) 997-7778 ext. 220; Email: email@example.com at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Co-chairs of the Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. The Co-chairs will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
Minutes: The summary of the meeting will be available for public review and copying at http://biomassboard.gov/committee/meetings.html.
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Issued at Washington, DC, on May 17, 2017.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-10497 Filed 5-22-17; 8:45 am]
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