Electricity Advisory Committee, 41009-41010 [2017-18281]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge Reservation. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Olive Garden Meeting Room, 7206 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37919. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melyssa P. Noe, Alternate Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM), P.O. Box 2001, EM–942, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Phone (865) 241–3315; Fax (865) 241–6932; E-Mail: Melyssa.Noe@ orem.doe.gov. Or visit the Web site at https://energy.gov/orem/services/ community-engagement/oak-ridge-sitespecific-advisory-board. 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Tentative Agenda • Welcome and Announcements • Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer (DDFO) • Comments from the DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons • Public Comment Period • Presentation by DOE OREM: Outreach Efforts • Motions/Approval of June 14, 2017 Meeting Minutes • Status of Outstanding Recommendations • Alternate DDFO Report • Committee Reports • Adjourn Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Oak Ridge, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Melyssa P. Noe at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral statements pertaining to the agenda item should contact Melyssa P. Noe at VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 the address or telephone number listed above. Requests must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Melyssa P. Noe at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site: https://energy.gov/ orem/listings/oak-ridge-site-specificadvisory-board-meetings. Issued at Washington, DC, on August 23, 2017. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–18282 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Electricity Advisory Committee Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy, ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m.–5:55 p.m. EST; Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (202) 586–1060 or email: matthew.rosenbaum@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) was re-established in July 2010, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App.2, to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41009 Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation’s electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals of diverse background selected for their technical expertise and experience, established records of distinguished professional service, and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity. Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include panels or presentations on the National Academy of Sciences grid resiliency report, modern grid-networked measurement and monitoring, cybersecurity, and the multiyear plan for energy sector cybersecurity. Additionally, the meeting is expected to include an update on the programs and initiatives of the DOE’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability and a discussion of the plans and activities of the Smart Grid Subcommittee, Power Delivery Subcommittee, and Energy Storage Subcommittee. The meeting is also expected to include an update and associated discussion on the 60 day study exploring issues central to the long-term reliability of the electric grid. Tentative Agenda: September 13, 2017 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EAC Leadership Committee Meeting 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Registration 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Swearing in for New Special Government Employee Members 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Ethics Briefing 1:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the June 2017 Meeting 1:45 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Update on the DOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability’s Programs and Initiatives 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Presentation on National Academy of Sciences Grid Resiliency Report 3:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m. Panel Session: Modern Grid-networked Measurement and Monitoring 5:15 p.m.–5:45 p.m. Discussion of Potential Next Steps for Modern Grid-networked Measurement and Monitoring Topic 5:45 p.m.–5:55 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1 of September 2017 Meeting of the EAC Tentative Agenda: September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m.–9:50 a.m. Panel Session: Cybersecurity 9:50 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m.–11:10 a.m. Presentation on Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector Cybersecurity 11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Update on 60 Day Study & EAC Discussion E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 41010 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices 12:00 p.m.–12:10 p.m. EAC Smart Grid Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:10 p.m.–12:20 p.m. EAC Power Delivery Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:20 p.m.–12:35 p.m. EAC Energy Storage Subcommittee Activities and Plans 12:35 p.m.–12:40 p.m. Public Comments 12:40 p.m.–12:50 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn September 2017 Meeting of the EAC The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC agenda updates, see the EAC Web site at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/ electricity-advisory-committee-eac. Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the EAC meeting may do so on Thursday, September 14, 2017, but must register at the registration table in advance. Approximately five 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 three minutes. Anyone who is not able to attend the meeting, or for whom the allotted public comments time is insufficient to address pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to send a written statement to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum. You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting,’’ by any of the following methods: • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 8G–017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. • Email: matthew.rosenbaum@ hq.doe.gov. Include ‘‘Electricity Advisory Committee Open Meeting’’ in the subject line of the message. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and identifier. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac, including any personal information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket, to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// energy.gov/oe/services/electricityadvisory-committee-eac. The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft Word (.doc), VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also explain the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt from disclosure. DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning disclosure or nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in accordance with the DOE’s Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 1004.11). Note: Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments electronically by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, the Department requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette containing electronic files of the submission. Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC Web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/ electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum at the address above. Issued in Washington, DC on August 23, 2017. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–18281 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Update on Reimbursement for Costs of Remedial Action at Uranium and Thorium Processing Sites Department of Energy. Notice of the Title X claims during fiscal year (FY) 2017. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This Notice announces the Department of Energy’s (DOE) acceptance of claims in FY 2017 from eligible uranium and thorium processing site licensees for reimbursement under Title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 provided $30,000,000 for Title X uranium and thorium reimbursements to be made available to the Title X licensees on a prorated basis. DATES: The closing date for the submission of FY 2017 Title X claims is September 15, 2017. The claims will be processed for payment together with PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 any eligible unpaid approved claim balances from prior years, based on the availability of funds from congressional appropriations. If the total approved claim amounts exceed the available funding, the approved claim amounts will be reimbursed on a prorated basis. All reimbursements are subject to the availability of funds from congressional appropriations. ADDRESSES: Claims should be forwarded by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, to U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management, Attn: Mark Kautsky, Lead for Review of Title X Reimbursement of Claims, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Legacy Management, 2597 Legacy Way, Grand Junction, Colorado 81503. Two copies of the claim should be included with each submission. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa Kliczewski, Title X Program Lead and Coordinator, at (202) 586– 3301, of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, Office of Waste Disposal. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOE published a final rule under 10 CFR part 765 in the Federal Register on May 23, 1994, (59 FR 26714) to carry out the requirements of Title X of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (sections 1001–1004 of Pub. L. 102–486, 42 U.S.C. 2296a et seq.) and to establish the procedures for eligible licensees to submit claims for reimbursement. DOE amended the final rule on June 3, 2003, (68 FR 32955) to adopt several technical and administrative amendments (e.g., statutory increases in the reimbursement ceilings). Title X requires DOE to reimburse eligible uranium and thorium licensees for certain costs of decontamination, decommissioning, reclamation, and other remedial action incurred by licensees at uranium and thorium processing sites to remediate byproduct material generated resulting from the sales to the United States Government. To be reimbursable, costs of remedial action must be for work that is necessary to comply with applicable requirements of the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act of 1978 (42 U.S.C. 7901 et seq.) or, where appropriate, with requirements established by a State pursuant to a discontinuance agreement under section 274 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2021). Claims for reimbursement must be supported by reasonable documentation as determined by DOE in accordance with 10 CFR part 765. Funds for reimbursement will be provided from the Uranium Enrichment E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41009-41010]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18281]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Electricity Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, 
Department of Energy,

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Electricity Advisory 
Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public 
notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m.-5:55 p.m. EST; 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:00 a.m.-12:50 p.m. EST.

ADDRESSES: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, 4301 Wilson 
Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of 
Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Forrestal Building, Room 8G-017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585; Telephone: (202) 586-1060 or email: 
matthew.rosenbaum@hq.doe.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the Committee: The Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) 
was re-established in July 2010, in accordance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App.2, 
to provide advice to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in 
implementing the Energy Policy Act of 2005, executing the Energy 
Independence and Security Act of 2007, and modernizing the nation's 
electricity delivery infrastructure. The EAC is composed of individuals 
of diverse background selected for their technical expertise and 
experience, established records of distinguished professional service, 
and their knowledge of issues that pertain to electricity.
    Tentative Agenda: The meeting of the EAC is expected to include 
panels or presentations on the National Academy of Sciences grid 
resiliency report, modern grid-networked measurement and monitoring, 
cybersecurity, and the multiyear plan for energy sector cybersecurity. 
Additionally, the meeting is expected to include an update on the 
programs and initiatives of the DOE's Office of Electricity Delivery 
and Energy Reliability and a discussion of the plans and activities of 
the Smart Grid Subcommittee, Power Delivery Subcommittee, and Energy 
Storage Subcommittee. The meeting is also expected to include an update 
and associated discussion on the 60 day study exploring issues central 
to the long-term reliability of the electric grid.

Tentative Agenda: September 13, 2017

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. EAC Leadership Committee Meeting
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Registration
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Swearing in for New Special Government Employee 
Members
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Ethics Briefing
1:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Developments since the June 
2017 Meeting
1:45 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Update on the DOE Office of Electricity Delivery 
and Energy Reliability's Programs and Initiatives
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Presentation on National Academy of Sciences Grid 
Resiliency Report
3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Panel Session: Modern Grid-networked Measurement 
and Monitoring
5:15 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Discussion of Potential Next Steps for Modern Grid-
networked Measurement and Monitoring Topic
5:45 p.m.-5:55 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn Day 1 of September 2017 Meeting 
of the EAC

Tentative Agenda: September 14, 2017

8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. Panel Session: Cybersecurity
9:50 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Presentation on Multiyear Plan for Energy Sector 
Cybersecurity
11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Update on 60 Day Study & EAC Discussion

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12:00 p.m.-12:10 p.m. EAC Smart Grid Subcommittee Activities and Plans
12:10 p.m.-12:20 p.m. EAC Power Delivery Subcommittee Activities and 
Plans
12:20 p.m.-12:35 p.m. EAC Energy Storage Subcommittee Activities and 
Plans
12:35 p.m.-12:40 p.m. Public Comments
12:40 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn September 2017 Meeting of the 
EAC

    The meeting agenda may change to accommodate EAC business. For EAC 
agenda updates, see the EAC Web site at: http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac.
    Public Participation: The EAC welcomes the attendance of the public 
at its meetings. Individuals who wish to offer public comments at the 
EAC meeting may do so on Thursday, September 14, 2017, but must 
register at the registration table in advance. Approximately five 
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 three minutes. Anyone who is not able to attend the meeting, or 
for whom the allotted public comments time is insufficient to address 
pertinent issues with the EAC, is invited to send a written statement 
to Mr. Matthew Rosenbaum.
    You may submit comments, identified by ``Electricity Advisory 
Committee Open Meeting,'' by any of the following methods:
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Matthew Rosenbaum, Office of 
Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, U.S. Department of Energy, 
Forrestal Building, Room 8G-017, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585.
     Email: matthew.rosenbaum@hq.doe.gov. Include ``Electricity 
Advisory Committee Open Meeting'' in the subject line of the message.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All 
submissions received must include the agency name and identifier. All 
comments received will be posted without change to http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac, including any personal 
information provided.
     Docket: For access to the docket, to read background 
documents or comments received, go to http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac.
    The following electronic file formats are acceptable: Microsoft 
Word (.doc), Corel Word Perfect (.wpd), Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Rich Text 
Format (.rtf), plain text (.txt), Microsoft Excel (.xls), and Microsoft 
PowerPoint (.ppt). If you submit information that you believe to be 
exempt by law from public disclosure, you must submit one complete 
copy, as well as one copy from which the information claimed to be 
exempt by law from public disclosure has been deleted. You must also 
explain the reasons why you believe the deleted information is exempt 
from disclosure.
    DOE is responsible for the final determination concerning 
disclosure or nondisclosure of the information and for treating it in 
accordance with the DOE's Freedom of Information regulations (10 CFR 
1004.11).

    Note: Delivery of the U.S. Postal Service mail to DOE may be 
delayed by several weeks due to security screening. DOE, therefore, 
encourages those wishing to comment to submit comments 
electronically by email. If comments are submitted by regular mail, 
the Department requests that they be accompanied by a CD or diskette 
containing electronic files of the submission.

    Minutes: The minutes of the EAC meeting will be posted on the EAC 
Web page at http://energy.gov/oe/services/electricity-advisory-committee-eac. They can also be obtained by contacting Mr. Matthew 
Rosenbaum at the address above.

    Issued in Washington, DC on August 23, 2017.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-18281 Filed 8-28-17; 8:45 am]
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