Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting, 44867 [2017-20505]

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)]
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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[STB Docket No. EP 670 (Sub-No. 1)]


Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Rail Energy 
Transportation Advisory Committee (RETAC), pursuant to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 9:00 
a.m. E.D.T.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room on the first 
floor of the Board's headquarters at 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 
20423.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Higgins (202) 245-0284; 
Michael.Higgins@stb.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: 
(800) 877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: RETAC was formed in 2007 to provide advice 
and guidance to the Board, and to serve as a forum for discussion of 
emerging issues related to the transportation of energy resources by 
rail, including coal, ethanol, and other biofuels. Establishment of a 
Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee, Docket No. EP 670. The 
purpose of this meeting is to continue discussions regarding issues 
such as rail performance, capacity constraints, infrastructure planning 
and development, and effective coordination among suppliers, carriers, 
and users of energy resources. Potential agenda items for this meeting 
include a performance measures review, industry segment updates by 
RETAC members, a presentation on energy transportation logistics, and a 
roundtable discussion.
    The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; 
Federal Advisory Committee Management regulations, 41 CFR pt. 102-3; 
RETAC's charter; and Board procedures. Further communications about 
this meeting may be announced through the Board's Web site at 
www.stb.gov.
    Written Comments: Members of the public may submit written comments 
to RETAC at any time. Comments should be addressed to RETAC, c/o 
Michael Higgins, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20423-0001 or Michael.Higgins@stb.gov.

    Authority: 49 U.S.C. 1321, 49 U.S.C. 11101; 49 U.S.C. 11121.

    Decided: September 20, 2017.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Rena Laws-Byrum,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2017-20505 Filed 9-25-17; 8:45 am]
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