Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities, 17690 [2016-07154]

Download as PDF 17690 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices DATES: to review the agenda for the meeting, please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information should be sent to consentbasedsiting@ hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 202– 586–2981. Updated information on this and other planned public meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting. If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will not be protected from the public view in any way. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2016. Andrew Griffith, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–07153 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities AGENCY: Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a consent-based siting process to establish an integrated waste management system to transport, store, and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. In a consent-based siting approach, DOE will work with communities, tribal governments and states across the country that express interest in hosting any of the facilities identified as part of an integrated waste management system. As part of this process, the Department is hosting a series of public meetings to engage communities and individuals and discuss the development of a consentbased approach to managing our nation’s nuclear waste. A public meeting will be held in Boston, MA on June 2, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT. Informal poster sessions will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. EDT and again after 9:30 p.m. EDT. Department officials will be available to discuss consent-based siting during the poster sessions. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue De Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111. To register for this meeting and to review the agenda for the meeting, please go to energy.gov/consentbasedsiting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information should be sent to consentbasedsiting@ hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 202– 586–2981. Updated information on this and other planned public meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting. If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/ consentbasedsiting. Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will not be protected from the public view in any way. Issued in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2016. Andrew Griffith, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2016–07154 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Quadrennial Energy Review: Notice of Public Meeting AGENCY: Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, Secretariat, Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of public meetings and updated meeting locations. SUMMARY: At the direction of the President, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or Department), as the Secretariat for the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force (QER Task Force), will convene public meetings for the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review, an integrated study of the U.S. electricity system from generation through end use. A mixture of panel discussions and a public PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comment period will frame multistakeholder discourse around deliberative analytical questions relating to the intersection of electricity and its role in promoting economic competitiveness, energy security, and environmental responsibility. This document announces that the Atlanta meeting which was originally scheduled for March 31 will now be held on May 24. DATES: The public meetings will be held on April 15, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts at 9:30 a.m.; April 25, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah at 8:30 a.m.; May 6, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa; May 9, 2016 in Austin, Texas; May 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California; and May 24, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Written comments are welcome, especially following the public meetings, and should be submitted within 60 days of the meetings, but no later than July 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: The April 15, 2016, QER meeting in Boston will take place at the Marriott Long Wharf, Salons DEFL, 296 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts. The April 25 QER meeting in Salt Lake City will take place at Western Electricity Coordinating Council, 155 North 400 West, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, Utah. Additional QER meeting locations and addresses will be announced when they are available, in Federal Register notices and at energy.gov/qer. Between February 4, 2016 and July 1, 2016, you may submit written comments online at http://energy.gov/ qer or by U.S. mail to the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, EPSA–60, QER Meeting Comments, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Richards, EPSA–60, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585– 0121. Telephone: 202–586–0507 Email: John.Richards@Hq.Doe.Gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 9, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum— Establishing a Quadrennial Energy Review. To accomplish this review, the Presidential Memorandum establishes a Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force to be co-chaired by the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Director of the Domestic Policy Council. Under the Presidential Memorandum, the Secretary of Energy shall provide support to the Task Force, including support for coordination activities related to the preparation of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 17690]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07154]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Notice of Public Meeting To Inform the Design of a Consent-Based 
Siting Process for Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Facilities

AGENCY: Fuel Cycle Technologies, Office of Nuclear Energy, Department 
of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is implementing a consent-
based siting process to establish an integrated waste management system 
to transport, store, and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level 
radioactive waste. In a consent-based siting approach, DOE will work 
with communities, tribal governments and states across the country that 
express interest in hosting any of the facilities identified as part of 
an integrated waste management system. As part of this process, the 
Department is hosting a series of public meetings to engage communities 
and individuals and discuss the development of a consent-based approach 
to managing our nation's nuclear waste. A public meeting will be held 
in Boston, MA on June 2, 2016.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5:00 
p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EDT. Informal poster sessions will be held from 4:00 
p.m. until 5:00 p.m. EDT and again after 9:30 p.m. EDT. Department 
officials will be available to discuss consent-based siting during the 
poster sessions.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue 
De Lafayette, Boston, MA 02111. To register for this meeting and to 
review the agenda for the meeting, please go to energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for further information 
should be sent to consentbasedsiting@hq.doe.gov or to Michael Reim at 
202-586-2981. Updated information on this and other planned public 
meetings on consent based siting will be posted at energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.
    If you are unable to attend a public meeting or would like to 
further discuss ideas for consent-based siting, please request an 
opportunity for us to speak with you. The Department will do its best 
to accommodate such requests and help arrange additional opportunities 
to engage. To learn more about nuclear energy, nuclear waste, and 
ongoing technical work please go to energy.gov/consentbasedsiting.
    Privacy Act: Data collected via the mechanisms listed above will 
not be protected from the public view in any way.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2016.
Andrew Griffith,
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Nuclear Energy, 
Department of Energy.
[FR Doc. 2016-07154 Filed 3-29-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P