Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge, 37489-37490 [2018-16457]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 1, 2018 / Notices public, respondents are strongly advised to not include any information in their responses that might be considered business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential. If, however, a respondent chooses to submit business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential information, it must be clearly and conspicuously marked as such in the response as detailed in the RFI [DE–FOA–0001963] at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. Factors of interest to DOE when evaluating requests to treat submitted information as confidential include: (1) A description of the items; (2) whether and why such items are customarily treated as confidential within the industry; (3) whether the information is generally known by or available from other sources; (4) whether the information has previously been made available to others without obligation concerning its confidentiality; (5) an explanation of the competitive injury to the submitting person that would result from public disclosure; (6) when such information might lose its confidential character due to the passage of time; and (7) why disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018. Valerie Reed, Acting Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office. [FR Doc. 2018–16453 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on National Wind Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments Wind Energy Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy ACTION: Request for information (RFI). AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) number DE–FOA–0001959 regarding the National Wind Technology Center. The purpose of this RFI is to address the growing research and development (R&D) interest in the use of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL’s) National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) facilities for renewable energy, energy storage, and grid integration technology development and testing. DATES: Responses to the RFI must be received by no later than 5:00pm (ET) on August 27, 2018. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Jul 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 Interested parties are to submit comments electronically to NWTC_EERE_RFI@ee.doe.gov. Include National Wind Technology Center Facility and Infrastructure Investments in the subject of the title. Responses must be provided as attachments to an email. It is recommended that attachments with file sizes exceeding 25MB be compressed (i.e., zipped) to ensure message delivery. Responses must be provided as an attachment to the email, and no more than 10 pages in length, 12 point font, 1 inch margins. Only electronic responses will be accepted. The complete RFI document is located at https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions may be addressed to Gary Nowakowski who can be reached at (720) 356–1732 or Gary.Nowakowski@ ee.doe.gov. Further instruction can be found in the RFI document posted on EERE Exchange. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on energy efficiency and renewable energy R&D testing needs and the associated equipment, facilities and infrastructure needed to ensure continued world class energy technology development at the NWTC. This is solely a request for information and NOT a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). EERE is not accepting applications. The RFI is available at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. ADDRESSES: Confidential Business Information Because information received in response to this RFI may be used to structure future programs, funding and/ or otherwise be made available to the public, respondents are strongly advised to not include any information in their responses that might be considered business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential. If, however, a respondent chooses to submit business sensitive, proprietary, or otherwise confidential information, it must be clearly and conspicuously marked as such in the response as detailed in the RFI [DE–FOA–0001959] at: https://eereexchange.energy.gov/. Factors of interest to DOE when evaluating requests to treat submitted information as confidential include: (1) A description of the items; (2) whether and why such items are customarily treated as confidential within the industry; (3) whether the information is generally known by or available from other sources; (4) whether the PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37489 information has previously been made available to others without obligation concerning its confidentiality; (5) an explanation of the competitive injury to the submitting person that would result from public disclosure; (6) when such information might lose its confidential character due to the passage of time; and (7) why disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2018. Valerie Reed, Acting Director, Wind Energy Technologies Office. [FR Doc. 2018–16454 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: DATES: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. Black Bear Inn & Suites, 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738. ADDRESSES: 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 website 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. Tentative Agenda: • Welcome and Announcements • Introduction of New Members • Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer • Presentations from the DOE, Tennessee Department of Environment E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 37490 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 148 / Wednesday, August 1, 2018 / Notices and Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons • Discussion of Board Mission, Accomplishments and Operations • Presentation of Slate of Candidates for FY19 Officers • Motions/Approval of June 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes • Motions/Approval of Two Proposed Recommendations to DOE • Public Comment Period • Follow-on Discussion • 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 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 website: https://energy.gov/ orem/listings/oak-ridge-site-specificadvisory-board-meetings. Issued at Washington, DC on July 27, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–16457 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee under the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:07 Jul 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register. Issued at Washington, DC on July 27, 2018. Latanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. August 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., August 23, 2018, 8:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DATES: DoubleTree Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 [FR Doc. 2018–16456 Filed 7–31–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADDRESSES: Dr. Mark Elless, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; at (202) 586–6501 or Email: Mark.Elless@ ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting: To develop advice and guidance that promotes research and development leading to the production of biobased fuels and biobased products. Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include the following: • Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities • Update on DOE Biomass R&D Activities • Presentations from national laboratories and federal agencies on their work on the Bioeconomy Initiative and on the opportunities and challenges for biobased plastics R&D. Public Participation: In keeping with procedures, members of the public are welcome to observe the business of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. To attend the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you must contact Dr. Mark Elless at (202) 586–6501 or Email: Mark.Elless@ee.doe.gov at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign up at the beginning of the meeting. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Co-chairs of the Committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. The Co-chairs will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Minutes: The summary of the meeting will be available for public review and copying at https://biomassboard.gov/ committee/meetings.html. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 12496–002] Rugraw, LLC; Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Lassen Lodge Hydroelectric Project In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (Commission) regulations, 18 CFR part 380, the Office of Energy Projects has reviewed the application for license for the Lassen Lodge Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 12496–002), to be located on the upper South Fork Battle Creek in Tehama County, California, and has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project. The project would occupy no federal land or Indian reservations. The final EIS contains staff’s evaluations of the applicant’s proposal and the alternatives for licensing the proposed Lassen Lodge Hydroelectric Project. The final EIS documents the views of governmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations, affected Indian tribes, the public, the license applicant, and Commission staff. A copy of the final EIS is available for review in the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, Room 2A, located at 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. The final EIS also may be viewed on the Commission’s website at https:// www.ferc.gov under the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). You may also register online at https:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. For further information, contact Kenneth Hogan at (202) 502–8434 or at Kenneth.Hogan@ferc.gov. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 148 (Wednesday, August 1, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37489-37490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-16457]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board, Oak Ridge

AGENCY: Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental 
Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Oak Ridge. The 
Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this 
meeting be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Black Bear Inn & Suites, 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 
37738.

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: 
[email protected]. Or visit the website at https://energy.gov/orem/services/community-engagement/oak-ridge-site-specific-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.

Tentative Agenda:

     Welcome and Announcements
     Introduction of New Members
     Comments from the Deputy Designated Federal Officer
     Presentations from the DOE, Tennessee Department of 
Environment

[[Page 37490]]

and Conservation, and Environmental Protection Agency Liaisons
     Discussion of Board Mission, Accomplishments and 
Operations
     Presentation of Slate of Candidates for FY19 Officers
     Motions/Approval of June 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes
     Motions/Approval of Two Proposed Recommendations to DOE
     Public Comment Period
     Follow-on Discussion
     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 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 website: https://energy.gov/orem/listings/oak-ridge-site-specific-advisory-board-meetings.

    Issued at Washington, DC on July 27, 2018.
Latanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-16457 Filed 7-31-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6450-01-P