Defense Programs Advisory Committee, 2626-2627 [2018-00759]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana Hunter, Office of RDT&E (NA–11), National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 287–6287. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The DPAC provides advice and recommendations to the Deputy Administrator for Defense SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 12 / Thursday, January 18, 2018 / Notices Programs on the stewardship and maintenance of the Nation’s nuclear deterrent. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting of the DPAC is to provide organizational updates, the path forward on the Committee report provided to the National Nuclear Security Administration in response to its charge, and to have initial discussion of the next charges to the Committee. Type of Meeting: In the interest of national security, the meeting will be closed to the public. 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If issuance of a new license (or other disposition) does not take place on or before December 31, 2018, notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 18 CFR 16.18(c), an annual license 1 The Commission issued a minor license for the Upper Beaver Falls Project on April 19, 1985 (expiring December 31, 2017), and for the Lower Beaver Falls Project on October 18, 1979 (expiring September 30, 2019). On June 8, 2012, the licensee requested to accelerate expiration of the Lower Beaver Falls Project license term to December 31, 2017, in order to coordinate relicensing proceedings for both projects, which the Commission granted on October 10, 2012. In its December 30, 2015, license application, Algonquin Power (Beaver Falls), LLC proposes to combine both minor projects into a single, major project under 5 megawatts. However, the current licenses for both projects are minor licenses where the applicability of section 15 of the FPA was waived. E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 12 (Thursday, January 18, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2626-2627]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00759]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

National Nuclear Security Administration


Defense Programs Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security 
Administration, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a closed meeting of the Defense Programs 
Advisory Committee (DPAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires 
that public notice of meetings be announced in the Federal Register. 
Due to national security considerations, the meeting will be closed to 
the public and matters to be discussed are exempt from public 
disclosure under Executive Order 13526 and the Atomic Energy Act of 
1954.

DATES: February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, 
Washington, DC 20585.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dana Hunter, Office of RDT&E (NA-11), 
National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, 
1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 287-6287.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: The DPAC provides advice and recommendations to the 
Deputy Administrator for Defense

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Programs on the stewardship and maintenance of the Nation's nuclear 
deterrent.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting of the DPAC is 
to provide organizational updates, the path forward on the Committee 
report provided to the National Nuclear Security Administration in 
response to its charge, and to have initial discussion of the next 
charges to the Committee.
    Type of Meeting: In the interest of national security, the meeting 
will be closed to the public. The Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 
U.S.C., App. 2, section 10(d), and the Federal Advisory Committee 
Management Regulation, 41 CFR 102-3.155, incorporate by reference the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b, which, at 552b(c)(1) and 
(c)(3) permits closure of meetings where restricted data or other 
classified matters will be discussed. Such data and matters will be 
discussed at this meeting.
    Tentative Agenda: Opening Remarks; DP Programmatic Updates; Path 
forward on DPAC report; Subcommittee Update, Discussion of next 
charges; Conclusion.
    Public Participation: There will be no public participation in this 
closed meeting. Those wishing to provide written comments or statements 
to the Committee are invited to send them to Dana Hunter at the address 
listed above.
    Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will not be available.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 11, 2018.
LaTanya R. Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-00759 Filed 1-17-18; 8:45 am]
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