Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, 58383 [2013-23066]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 184 / Monday, September 23, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 3)] Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. ACTION: Notice of intent to renew charter. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. app. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board (Board) intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC). SUMMARY: A copy of the charter is available at the Library of the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001, and on the Board’s Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov/stb/rail/retac.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 245–0284. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was established by the Board on September 24, 2007, to provide advice and guidance to the Board, on a continuing basis, and to provide a forum for the discussion of emerging issues and concerns regarding the transportation by rail of energy resources, including, but not necessarily limited to, coal and biofuels (such as ethanol), and petroleum. RETAC functions solely as an advisory body and complies with the provisions of FACA and its implementing regulations. RETAC consists of up to 25 voting members, excluding the governmental representatives. The membership comprises a balanced representation of individuals experienced in issues affecting the transportation of energy resources, including not less than: 5 Representatives from the Class I railroads; 3 representatives from Class II and III railroads; 3 representatives from coal producers; 5 representatives from electric utilities (including at least one rural electric cooperative and one stateor municipally-owned utility); 4 representatives from biofuel feedstock growers or providers, and biofuel refiners, processors, and distributors; 2 representatives from private car owners, car lessors, or car manufacturers; and, 1 representative from the petroleum shipping industry. The Committee may emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:16 Sep 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 also include up to 2 members with relevant experience but not necessarily affiliated with one of the aforementioned industries or sectors. All voting members of the Committee serve in a representative capacity on behalf of their respective industry or stakeholder group. STB Board Members are ex officio (non-voting) members of RETAC. Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy, and Transportation and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may be invited to serve on the Committee in an advisory capacity as ex officio (nonvoting) members. RETAC meets at least twice a year, and meetings are open to the public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, P. L. 94–409. Further information about RETAC is available on the Board’s Web site and at the GSA’s FACA Database— http:// facasms.fido.gov/. Decided: September 17, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Derrick A. Gardner, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–23066 Filed 9–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 58383 to facilitate private-sector solutions and recommendations to the STB on matters affecting grain transportation. The NGCC functions solely as an advisory body, and complies with the provisions of FACA. The NGCC consists of approximately 40 members, excluding the governmental representatives. Members comprise a balanced representation of executives knowledgeable in the transportation of grain, including not less than 14 members from the Class I railroads (one marketing and one car management representative from each Class I), 7 representatives from Class II and III carriers, 14 representatives from grain shippers and receivers, and 5 representatives from private car owners and car manufacturers. The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board are ex officio (non-voting) members of the NGCC. The NGCC meets at least annually, and meetings are open to the public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, P. L. 94–409. Further information about the NGCC is available on the Board’s Web site and at the GSA’s FACA Database— http:// facasms.fido.gov/. Decided: September 17, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. White, Clearance Clerk. Surface Transportation Board [FR Doc. 2013–23056 Filed 9–20–13; 8:45 am] [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 5)] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Renewal of National Grain Car Council AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. ACTION: United States Mint Notice of intent to renew charter. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended 5 U.S.C., app. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board intends to renew the charter of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC). ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available at the Library of the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001, and on the Board’s Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov/stb/rail/graincar_ council.html’’. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Forstall, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 245–0241. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC functions as a continuing working group SUMMARY: PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Senior Executive Service; Combined Performance Review Board (PRB) United States Mint (USM), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of members of Combined Performance Review Board. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 3)]


Renewal of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew charter.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as 
amended, 5 U.S.C. app. 2 (FACA), notice is hereby given that the 
Surface Transportation Board (Board) intends to renew the charter of 
the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC).

ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available at the Library of the 
Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-
0001, and on the Board's Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov/stb/rail/retac.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 245-0284. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: 
(800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was established by the Board on 
September 24, 2007, to provide advice and guidance to the Board, on a 
continuing basis, and to provide a forum for the discussion of emerging 
issues and concerns regarding the transportation by rail of energy 
resources, including, but not necessarily limited to, coal and biofuels 
(such as ethanol), and petroleum. RETAC functions solely as an advisory 
body and complies with the provisions of FACA and its implementing 
regulations.
    RETAC consists of up to 25 voting members, excluding the 
governmental representatives. The membership comprises a balanced 
representation of individuals experienced in issues affecting the 
transportation of energy resources, including not less than: 5 
Representatives from the Class I railroads; 3 representatives from 
Class II and III railroads; 3 representatives from coal producers; 5 
representatives from electric utilities (including at least one rural 
electric cooperative and one state- or municipally-owned utility); 4 
representatives from biofuel feedstock growers or providers, and 
biofuel refiners, processors, and distributors; 2 representatives from 
private car owners, car lessors, or car manufacturers; and, 1 
representative from the petroleum shipping industry. The Committee may 
also include up to 2 members with relevant experience but not 
necessarily affiliated with one of the aforementioned industries or 
sectors. All voting members of the Committee serve in a representative 
capacity on behalf of their respective industry or stakeholder group. 
STB Board Members are ex officio (non-voting) members of RETAC. 
Representatives from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy, and 
Transportation and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission may be 
invited to serve on the Committee in an advisory capacity as ex officio 
(non-voting) members.
    RETAC meets at least twice a year, and meetings are open to the 
public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, P. L. 94-
409.
    Further information about RETAC is available on the Board's Web 
site and at the GSA's FACA Database-- http://facasms.fido.gov/.

    Decided: September 17, 2013.

    By the Board,
Rachel D. Campbell,
Director, Office of Proceedings.
Derrick A. Gardner,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2013-23066 Filed 9-20-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P