President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 41968-41969 [2016-15235]

Download as PDF 41968 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 124 / Tuesday, June 28, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Import or Export Natural Gas (CIC Revised Procedures).3 Consistent with the CIC Revised Procedures, this Notice addresses only the Pieridae proceeding in which final authorizations have been issued to export LNG to non-FTA countries. The affected proceeding is DOE/FE Docket No. 14–179–LNG. If no interested person protests the change in control and DOE takes no action on its own motion, the change in control will be deemed granted 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. If one or more protests are submitted, DOE will review any motions to intervene, protests, and answers, and will issue a determination as to whether the proposed change in control has been demonstrated to render the underlying authorization inconsistent with the public interest. 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L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: July 13, 2016; 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC in the Lecture Room. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Ms. Jennifer Michael at jmichael@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 395–4444. 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, 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 July 13, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is scheduled to discuss its study’s on forensics and biological defense. They will also hear from speakers who will remark on and hearing aids and hearing technologies. 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 will hold a closed meeting of approximately one hour to have a discuss its ‘‘Action Needed to Protect Against Biological Attack’’ report on July 13, 2016, which must take place in a secure location. PCAST may hold a closed meeting of approximately 1 hour with the President on July 13, 2016, 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 E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1 41969 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 124 / Tuesday, June 28, 2016 / Notices 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 July 13, 2016 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. Eastern Time on July 8, 2016. 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 up to 15 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. Eastern Time on July 8, 2016 so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to this meeting for their consideration. Information regarding how to submit comments and documents to PCAST is available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast in the section entitled ‘‘Connect with PCAST.’’ Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including being posted on the PCAST Web site. 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Attendees may register at 1 Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to, those that the Commission described in NextEra Energy Transmission West, LLC, 154 FERC ¶ 61,009, at PP 76–78 (2015) and ITC Grid Development, LLC, 154 FERC ¶ 61,206, at P 49 (2016). 2 See Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. and PJM Interconnection L.L.C., 155 FERC ¶ 61,058, at P 54 (2016). PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the following Web page: https:// www.ferc.gov/whats-new/registration/ 06-27-16-form.asp. This event will be webcast and transcribed. Anyone with internet access can navigate to the ‘‘FERC Calendar’’ at www.ferc.gov, and locate the technical conference in the Calendar of Events. Opening the technical conference in the Calendar of Events will reveal a link to its webcast. The Capitol Connection provides technical support for the webcast and offers the option of listening to the meeting via phone-bridge for a fee. If you have any questions, visit www.capitolconnection.org or call 703– 993–3100. The webcast will be available on the Calendar of Events at www.ferc.gov for three months after the conference. Transcripts of the conference will be immediately available for a fee from Ace-Federal Reporters, Inc. (202–347–3700). Commission conferences are accessible under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. For accessibility accommodations, please send an email to accessibility@ferc.gov or call toll free 1–866–208–3372 (voice) or 202–502–8659 (TTY), or send a FAX to 202–208–2106 with the required accommodations. Interested parties may submit posttechnical conference comments for consideration in Docket No. AD16–18– 000. While this conference is not for the purpose of discussing specific cases, we note that the discussions at the conference may address matters at issue in the following Commission proceedings that are either pending or within their rehearing period: Docket Nos. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 124 (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41968-41969]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15235]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of partially-closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for a 
partially-closed meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on 
Science and Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the 
Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 
770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the 
Federal Register.

DATES: July 13, 2016; 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of 
Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC in the Lecture 
Room.

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 Ms. Jennifer Michael 
at jmichael@ostp.eop.gov, (202) 395-4444. 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, 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 July 13, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Open Portion of Meeting: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
scheduled to discuss its study's on forensics and biological defense. 
They will also hear from speakers who will remark on and hearing aids 
and hearing technologies. 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 will hold a closed meeting of 
approximately one hour to have a discuss its ``Action Needed to Protect 
Against Biological Attack'' report on July 13, 2016, which must take 
place in a secure location. PCAST may hold a closed meeting of 
approximately 1 hour with the President on July 13, 2016, 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

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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 July 
13, 2016 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. Eastern Time on 
July 8, 2016. 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 up to 15 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. Eastern Time on July 8, 2016 so that the comments may 
be made available to the PCAST members prior to this meeting for their 
consideration. Information regarding how to submit comments and 
documents to PCAST is available at http://whitehouse.gov/ostp/pcast in 
the section entitled ``Connect with PCAST.''
    Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of 
FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, 
including being posted on the PCAST Web site.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should contact Ms. Jennifer Michael at 
least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate 
arrangements can be made.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2016.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-15235 Filed 6-27-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P