Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee, 15183-15184 [E6-4393]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices through Friday or by writing to David Dollins, Department of Energy, Paducah Site Office, Post Office Box 1410, MS– 103, Paducah, Kentucky 42001 or by calling him at (270) 441–6819. • Five minutes will be allowed for questions and comments after each presentation • BP Project Presentation • Chevron Project Presentation Issued at Washington, DC, on March 21, 2006. Carol Matthews, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–4392 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] Tuesday, April 25 • Discussion of Energy Policy Act of 2005 requirements • Discussion and Recommendations to DOE regarding planning and future activities • Adjourn BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Fossil Energy; Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Methane Hydrate Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 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SUMMARY: wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Tentative Agenda 18:19 Mar 24, 2006 Minutes The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, Room 1E–190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. Issued at Washington, DC, on March 21, 2006. Carol Matthews, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–4394 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P Monday, April 24 • Welcome and Introductions • Joint meeting with the Interagency Coordinating Committee—9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Briefings on recent accomplishments, planned activities, issues and concerns by the Department of Energy; U.S. Geological Survey; Minerals Management Service; Bureau of Land Management; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Naval Research Laboratory; and National Science Foundation. Discussion of major interagency issues, including activities in other nations, FY2007 budgets, reauthorization, interagency coordination and Interagency Roadmap VerDate Aug<31>2005 Public Participation The meeting is open to the public. The Chairman of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Edith Allison at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days prior to the meeting, and reasonable provisions will be made to include the presentation on the agenda. Public comment will follow the 10 minute rule. Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Biomass Research and Development Act of 2000. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15183 L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. April 13, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. Spring Hill Suites by Marriott,Route 66 Room,15 West 90 North Frontage Road,Burr Ridge, IL 60527. DATES: ADDRESSES: Neil Rossmeissl, Designated Federal Officer for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586–8668 or Harriet Foster at (202) 586–4541; Email: harriet.foster@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Purpose of Meeting To provide 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: • Receive update on collaboration with USDA • Review status of Roadmap update • Receive an update on the status of the FY 2006 joint solicitation • Meet with representatives from Chicago-area biomass interests • Review status of 2005 Annual Report • Finalize procedure for acceptance of a minority report • Discuss Analysis, Policy, and other subcommittee business • Discuss 2006 annual recommendations • Discuss 2006 and 2007 meeting schedule • Discuss Committee public relations efforts 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 should contact Neil Rossmeissl at 202–586– 8668 or the Biomass Initiative at 202– 586–4541 or harriet.foster@ee.doe.gov (e-mail). You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days before 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 Chair of the Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. \\ALPHA3\E\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 15184 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. The Chair will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Minutes The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room; Room 1E–190; Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued at Washington, DC, on March 21, 2006. Carol Matthews, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–4393 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES A De Novo Corporation to do Business Under Section 25A of the Federal Reserve Act An application has been submitted for the Board’s approval of the organization of a corporation to do business under section 25A of the Federal Reserve Act (‘‘Edge Corporation’’) 12 U.S.C. Sec. 611 et seq. The factors that are to be considered in acting on the application are set forth in the Board’s Regulation K (12 CFR 211.5). The application listed below is available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Any comment on an application that requests a hearing must include a statement of why a written presentation would not suffice in lieu of a hearing, identify specifically any questions of fact that are in dispute, and summarize the evidence that would be presented at a hearing. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding this application must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than April 21, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Investors Bank & Trust Company, Boston, Massachusetts; to establish an Edge Corporation, Investors International Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, pursuant to section 25A of the Federal Reserve Act and section 211.5 of Regulation K. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:19 Mar 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 22, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–4361 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices, Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies; Correction This notice corrects a notice (FR Doc. E6-4134) published on page 14530 of the issue for Wednesday, March 22, 2006. Under the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco heading, the entry for John Chung–Yuan Sun, Judy Chen–Mei Sun, Palos Verdes, California, and Jaclyn Chen–Hoa Sun, New York, New York, is revised to read as follows: A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. John Chung–Yuan Sun, Judy Chen– Mei Sun, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, and Jaclyn Chen-Hoa Sun, New York, New York; to retain voting shares of American Premier Bancorp, Arcadia, California, and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of American Premier Bank, Arcadia, California. Comments on this application must be received by April 6, 2006. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 22, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–4356 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 21, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–4327 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies; Correction BILLING CODE 6210–01–S PO 00000 The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than April 20, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. Nebraskaland Financial Services, Inc., North Platte, Nebraska; to acquire 92.5 percent of the voting shares of Commerce Bank of Wyoming, N.A., Rock Springs, Wyoming (in organization). Sfmt 4703 This notice corrects a notice (FR Doc. E6-3966) published on page 13976 of the issue for Monday, March 20, 2006. Under the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago heading, the entry for Capitol Bancorp, Ltd., Lansing, Michigan, is revised to read as follows: A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Capitol Bancorp, Ltd., Lansing, Michigan; to acquire 51 percent of the voting shares of Evansville Commerce Bank, Evansville, Indiana (in organization), and by Capital Development Bancorp Limited IV, Lansing, Michigan; to become a bank \\ALPHA3\E\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 58 (Monday, March 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15183-15184]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-4393]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research 
and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Biomass Research 
and Development Act of 2000. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 
L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that agencies publish these notices 
in the Federal Register to allow for public participation.

DATES: April 13, 2006 at 8:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Spring Hill Suites by Marriott,Route 66 Room,15 West 90 
North Frontage Road,Burr Ridge, IL 60527.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neil Rossmeissl, Designated Federal 
Officer for the Committee, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable 
Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; (202) 586-8668 or Harriet Foster at (202) 586-
4541; E-mail: harriet.foster@ee.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Purpose of Meeting

    To provide 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:
 Receive update on collaboration with USDA
 Review status of Roadmap update
 Receive an update on the status of the FY 2006 joint 
solicitation
 Meet with representatives from Chicago-area biomass interests
 Review status of 2005 Annual Report
 Finalize procedure for acceptance of a minority report
 Discuss Analysis, Policy, and other subcommittee business
 Discuss 2006 annual recommendations
 Discuss 2006 and 2007 meeting schedule
 Discuss Committee public relations efforts

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 should contact 
Neil Rossmeissl at 202-586-8668 or the Biomass Initiative at 202-586-
4541 or harriet.foster@ee.doe.gov (e-mail). You must make your request 
for an oral statement at least 5 business days before 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 Chair of the 
Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested 
parties.

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If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you 
may do so either before or after the meeting. The Chair will conduct 
the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business.

Minutes

    The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and 
copying at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room; Room 1E-190; 
Forrestal Building; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, 
between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on March 21, 2006.
Carol Matthews,
Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer.
 [FR Doc. E6-4393 Filed 3-24-06; 8:45 am]
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