Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Meeting, 69054 [2016-24058]

Download as PDF 69054 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Purpose of the Committee: To provide advice on a continuing basis to the Director, Office of Science of the Department of Energy, on the many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the development and implementation of the Biological and Environmental Research Program. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Tentative Agenda Topics Dated: September 30, 2016. Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary of Education. • Report from the Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) • News from the Biological Systems Science and Climate and Environmental Sciences Divisions (CESD) • Workshop briefings on BER Exascale Requirements, Terrestrial Aquatic Interfaces, Molecular to Mesoscale Technologies, ILAMB, IA and IAV Modeling • Overview multi-agency efforts of U.S. Global Change Research Program • Summary of findings from the CESD Committee of Visitors • Briefing and discussion on the Grand Challenges Subcommittee • Briefing on the Low Dose subcommittee • BERAC member Science Talk • New Business • Public Comment This notice announces a combined meeting of the Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Committee and Waste Management Committee of the Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Northern New Mexico (known locally as the Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board [NNMCAB]). 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, October 26, 2016 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: NNMCAB Office, 94 Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, NM 87506. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Menice Santistevan, Northern New Mexico Citizens’ Advisory Board, 94 Cities of Gold Road, Santa Fe, NM 87506. Phone: (505) 995–0393; Fax: (505) 989–1752 or Email: menice.santistevan@em.doe.gov. 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. Purpose of the Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Committee (EM&R): The EM&R Committee provides a citizens’ perspective to NNMCAB on current and future environmental remediation activities resulting from historical Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) operations and, in particular, issues pertaining to groundwater, surface water and work required under the New Mexico Environment Department Order on Consent. The EM&R Committee will keep abreast of DOE–EM and site programs and plans. The committee will work with the NNMCAB to provide assistance in determining priorities and the best use of limited funds and time. Formal recommendations will be proposed when needed and, after consideration and approval by the full NNMCAB, may be sent to DOE–EM for action. Purpose of the Waste Management (WM) Committee: The WM Committee reviews policies, practices and procedures, existing and proposed, so as to provide recommendations, advice, For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Under Secretary of Education deletes the following system of records: SYSTEM NUMBER: 18–06–05. SYSTEM NAME: Partners in Education. [FR Doc. 2016–24141 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Meeting Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC). 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: Thursday, October 27, 2016—9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2016—9:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington DC/ Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax, Designated Federal Officer, BERAC, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, SC–23/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290. Phone: (301) 903–3251; fax (301) 903–5051 or email: sharlene.weatherwax@ science.doe.gov. The most current information concerning this meeting can be found on the Web site: http:// science.energy.gov/ber/berac/meetings/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Issued in Washington, DC, on September 29, 2016. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. 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Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 45 days at the BERAC Web site: http://science.energy.gov/ber/ berac/meetings/berac-minutes/. BILLING CODE 6450–01–P Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Northern New Mexico E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Biological and 
Environmental Research Advisory Committee (BERAC). 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: 
Thursday, October 27, 2016--9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 28, 2016--9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting 
Center, 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sharlene Weatherwax, Designated 
Federal Officer, BERAC, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, 
Office of Biological and Environmental Research, SC-23/Germantown 
Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585-1290. 
Phone: (301) 903-3251; fax (301) 903-5051 or email: 
sharlene.weatherwax@science.doe.gov. The most current information 
concerning this meeting can be found on the Web site: http://science.energy.gov/ber/berac/meetings/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Purpose of the Committee: To provide advice on a continuing basis 
to the Director, Office of Science of the Department of Energy, on the 
many complex scientific and technical issues that arise in the 
development and implementation of the Biological and Environmental 
Research Program.

Tentative Agenda Topics

 Report from the Office of Biological and Environmental 
Research (BER)
 News from the Biological Systems Science and Climate and 
Environmental Sciences Divisions (CESD)
 Workshop briefings on BER Exascale Requirements, Terrestrial 
Aquatic Interfaces, Molecular to Mesoscale Technologies, ILAMB, IA and 
IAV Modeling
 Overview multi-agency efforts of U.S. Global Change Research 
Program
 Summary of findings from the CESD Committee of Visitors
 Briefing and discussion on the Grand Challenges Subcommittee
 Briefing on the Low Dose subcommittee
 BERAC member Science Talk
 New Business
 Public Comment

    Public Participation: The day and a half meeting is open to the 
public. If you would like to file a written statement with the 
Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you 
would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the 
agenda, you should contact Sharlene Weatherwax at 
sharlene.weatherwax@science.doe.gov (email) or (301) 903-5051 (fax). 
You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business 
days before the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include 
the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the 
Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.
    Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public 
review and copying within 45 days at the BERAC Web site: http://science.energy.gov/ber/berac/meetings/berac-minutes/.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 29, 2016.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-24058 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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