Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation, 74836-74837 [2012-30461]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with 74836 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 18, 2012 / Notices appointed by the Secretary of Defense, unless he or she is a full-time or permanent part-time Federal officer or employee, shall be appointed to the Council as an expert and consultant under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109 and serve as a SGE. The term of service for Senior Enlisted Advisors shall be two years with annual renewals. The term of service for spouses of Senior Enlisted Advisors shall be either two years or until the conclusion of the Service member’s tour of duty as Senior Enlisted Advisor during which the spouse was appointed to the Council, whichever is earlier, with annual renewals. h. The Director of the Office of Community Support for Military Families with Special Needs (‘‘the Director’’). The Director is appointed as a regular Government (ex officio) member of the Council. 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All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Contact information for the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council’s DFO can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https:// www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp. The DFO, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council. The DFO, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. Dated: December 13, 2012. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2012–30430 Filed 12–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Reservation Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Energy Information Center, Office of Science and Technical Information, 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations Office, P.O. Box 2001, EM– 90, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 576–0956 or email: noemp@oro.doe.gov or check the Web site at www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: DATES: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 243 / Tuesday, December 18, 2012 / Notices • Welcome and Announcements • Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer • Comments from the DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons • Public Comment Period • Presentation • Additions/Approval of Agenda • Motions/Approval of November 14, 2012 Meeting Minutes • Status of Recommendations with DOE • Committee Reports • Federal Coordinator Report • Adjourn Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Oak Ridge, 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 Melyssa P. Noe 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 the agenda item should contact Melyssa P. Noe 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 Melyssa P. Noe at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site: http:// www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab/ minutes.htm. Issued at Washington, DC, on December 10, 2012. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–30461 Filed 12–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of partially-closed meeting. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Dec 17, 2012 Jkt 229001 partially closed meeting of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App. 2. DATES: Friday, January 4, 2013; 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: National Academy of Sciences (in the Lecture Room), 2101 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information regarding the meeting agenda, time, location, and how to register for the meeting is available on the PCAST Web site at: http:// whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. A live video webcast and an archive of the Webcast after the event are expected to be available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast. The archived video will be available within one week of the meeting. Questions about the meeting should be directed to Dr. Amber Hartman Scholz, PCAST Acting Executive Director, at ascholz@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 456–4444. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him from inside the White House and from cabinet departments and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. PCAST is consulted about and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST is co-chaired by Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, and, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House; and Dr. Eric S. Lander, President, Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard. Type of Meeting: Open and Closed. Proposed Schedule and Agenda: The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is scheduled to meet in open session on January 4, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is tentatively scheduled to hear from speakers who PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74837 will provide information on science and technology innovations that improve the quality and decrease the costs of healthcare and hear from Federal officials on current ‘‘Open Government’’ efforts. Additional information and the agenda, including any changes that arise, will be posted at the PCAST Web site at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast. Closed Portion of the Meeting: PCAST may hold a closed meeting of approximately one hour with the President on January 4, 2013, which must take place in the White House for the President’s scheduling convenience and to maintain Secret Service protection. This meeting will be closed to the public because such portion of the meeting is likely to disclose matters that are to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. The public comment period for this meeting will take place on January 4, 2013, at a time specified in the meeting agenda posted on the PCAST Web site at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast. This public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work, not for business marketing purposes. Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the meeting, interested parties should register to speak at: http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/ pcast, no later than 12:00 p.m. (EST) on December 28, 2012. Phone or email reservations will not be accepted. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of 30 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space available on the agenda, PCAST will randomly select speakers from among those who applied. Those not selected to present oral comments may always file written comments with the committee. Speakers are requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the PCAST members. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST no later than 12:00 p.m. (EST) on December 28, 2012, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to this meeting E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 243 (Tuesday, December 18, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge 
Reservation

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental 
Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge 
Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 
Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in 
the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Department of Energy Information Center, Office of Science 
and Technical Information, 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 
37830.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Federal Coordinator, 
Department of Energy Oak Ridge Operations Office, P.O. Box 2001, EM-90, 
Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241-3315; Fax (865) 576-0956 or email: 
noemp@oro.doe.gov or check the Web site at www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    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:


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 Welcome and Announcements
 Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer
 Comments from the DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment and 
Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons
 Public Comment Period
 Presentation
 Additions/Approval of Agenda
 Motions/Approval of November 14, 2012 Meeting Minutes
 Status of Recommendations with DOE
 Committee Reports
 Federal Coordinator Report
 Adjourn

    Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Oak Ridge, 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 Melyssa P. Noe 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 the 
agenda item should contact Melyssa P. Noe 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 Melyssa P. 
Noe at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be 
available at the following Web site: http://www.oakridge.doe.gov/em/ssab/minutes.htm.

    Issued at Washington, DC, on December 10, 2012.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-30461 Filed 12-17-12; 8:45 am]
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