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[FR Doc No: 2014-27256]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Nuclear Energy Advisory 
Committee (NEAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 94-463, 86 
Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced 
in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Westin Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, 
Arlington, VA 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Rova, Designated Federal Officer, 
U.S. Department of Energy, 19901 Germantown Rd, Germantown, MD 20874; 
telephone (301) 903-9096; email Robert.rova@nuclear.energy.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NEAC), formerly 
the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC), was established 
in 1998 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide advice on 
complex scientific, technical, and policy issues that arise in the 
planning, managing, and implementation of DOE's civilian nuclear energy 
research programs. The committee is composed of 18 individuals of 
diverse backgrounds selected for their technical expertise and 
experience, established records of distinguished professional service, 
and their knowledge of issues that pertain to nuclear energy.
    Purpose of the Meeting: To inform the committee of recent 
developments and current status of research programs and projects 
pursued by the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy and 
receive advice and comments in return from the committee.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting is expected to include presentations 
that cover such topics as an update on activities for the Office of 
Nuclear Energy. In addition, there will be presentations by Nuclear 
Energy Advisory Committee subcommittees. The agenda may change to 
accommodate committee business. For updates, one is directed the NEAC 
Web site: http://energy.gov/ne/services/nuclear-energy-advisory-committee.
    Public Participation: Individuals and representatives of 
organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions may do 
so on the day of the meeting, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. 
Approximately thirty minutes will be reserved for public comments. Time 
allotted per speaker will depend on the number who wish to speak but is 
not expected to exceed 5 minutes. Anyone who is not able to make the 
meeting or has had insufficient time to address the committee is 
invited to send a written statement to Bob Rova, U.S. Department of 
Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington DC 20585, or email at: 
Robert.rova@nuclear.energy.gov.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available by contacting 
Mr. Rova at the address above or on the Department of Energy, Office of 
Nuclear Energy Web site at http://www.ne.doe.gov/neac/neNeacMeetings.html.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on November 12, 2014.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-27256 Filed 11-17-14; 8:45 am]
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