President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting, 58145-58146 [2019-23624]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / Notices Æ Report from NNMCAB Chair Æ Other Items • New Business • Presentation on EM Cleanup • Break • Presentation on Installing Groundwater Wells at the Los Alamos National Laboratory • Public Comment Period • Update from New Mexico Environment Department • Update from EM Los Alamos Field Office • Update from NNMCAB Deputy Designated Federal Officer and Executive Director • Wrap-Up Comments from NNMCAB Members • Adjourn Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. The EM SSAB, Northern New Mexico, 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 Menice Santistevan at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the telephone number listed above. 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[FR Doc. 2019–23651 Filed 10–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Oct 29, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Paducah Office of Environmental Management, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Paducah. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Thursday, November 21, 2019; 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Emerging Technology Center, 5100 Alben Barkley Drive, Paducah, Kentucky 42001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Woodard, Deputy Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Paducah Site Office, Post Office Box 1410, MS–103, Paducah, Kentucky 42001, (270) 441–6825; email: Jennifer.woodard@pppo.gov. 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DATES: November 18, 2019; 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences (in the Lecture Room), 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This PCAST meeting will occur on Monday, November 18, 2019, from 9:15 a.m.–6:00 p.m., at the National Academies of Science. Individuals from the public who wish to attend must register using the following email address: PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov. Questions about the meeting should be directed to Edward McGinnis, Executive Director, PCAST, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 58146 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 210 / Wednesday, October 30, 2019 / Notices (202) 456–6076, or PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov. Please note that public seating for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PCAST is an advisory group of the nation’s leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment the science and technology advice available to him from inside the White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted about and provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST is chaired by Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House. Type of Meeting: Open. Tentative Schedule and Agenda: During this open meeting, PCAST is scheduled to discuss the identification of science and technology issues that PCAST members will address and also discuss setting priorities. Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written public comments no longer than 20 pages and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements. The Chair is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. The public comment period for this meeting will take place on November 18, 2019, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. This public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on PCAST’s work, not for business marketing purposes. Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the meeting, interested parties should register to speak at PCAST@ostp.eop.gov, no later than 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on November 12, 2019. Phone reservations will not be accepted. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of up to 15 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space available on the agenda, PCAST will select speakers on a firstcome, first-served basis from those who applied. Those not selected to present oral comments may always file written VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Oct 29, 2019 Jkt 250001 comments with the committee. Speakers are requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for distribution to the PCAST members. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted continuously, written comments should be submitted to PCAST@ostp.eop.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 12, 2019, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST members prior to this meeting for their consideration. Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including being posted on the PCAST website. Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should email PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Minutes: Minutes will be available within 45 days by emailing PCAST@ ostp.eop.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2019. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–23624 Filed 10–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that agencies publish these notices in the Federal Register to allow for public participation. SUMMARY: November 19, 2019; 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. November 20, 2019; 8:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. DATES: Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St. SW, Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Ian Rowe, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585; telephone at (202) 586–7720, or email: Ian.Rowe@ EE.Doe.Gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Committee: Advise the points-of-contact (Secretaries of Energy and Agriculture) with respect to the Biomass Initiative (The Initiative) and evaluate and make recommendations in writing to the Biomass Research and Development Board. 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 will include the following: • Update on USDA Biomass R&D Activities • Update on DOE Biomass R&D Activities • Presentations from government and industry that provide insights on the intersection of forest health and bioenergy growth. 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. Ian Rowe at (202) 586–7720, or Email: Ian.Rowe@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 http://biomassboard.gov/ committee/meetings.html. Signed in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2019. LaTanya Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–23649 Filed 10–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 210 (Wednesday, October 30, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58145-58146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23624]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Science, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and summary agenda for an 
open meeting of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and 
Technology (PCAST), and describes the functions of the Council. The 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) requires that public notice of 
these meetings be announced in the Federal Register.

DATES: November 18, 2019; 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Academy of Sciences 
(in the Lecture Room), 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: This PCAST meeting will occur on 
Monday, November 18, 2019, from 9:15 a.m.-6:00 p.m., at the National 
Academies of Science. Individuals from the public who wish to attend 
must register using the following email address: [email protected]. 
Questions about the meeting should be directed to Edward McGinnis, 
Executive Director, PCAST,

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(202) 456-6076, or [email protected]. Please note that public seating 
for this meeting is limited and is available on a first-come, first-
served basis.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PCAST is an advisory group of the nation's 
leading scientists and engineers, appointed by the President to augment 
the science and technology advice available to him from inside the 
White House, cabinet departments, and other Federal agencies. See the 
Executive Order at whitehouse.gov. PCAST is consulted about and 
provides analyses and recommendations concerning a wide range of issues 
where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and 
innovation may bear on the policy choices before the President. PCAST 
is chaired by Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director, Office of Science and 
Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, The White House.
    Type of Meeting: Open.
    Tentative Schedule and Agenda: During this open meeting, PCAST is 
scheduled to discuss the identification of science and technology 
issues that PCAST members will address and also discuss setting 
priorities.
    Public Comments: It is the policy of the PCAST to accept written 
public comments no longer than 20 pages and to accommodate oral public 
comments whenever possible. The PCAST expects that public statements 
presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously 
submitted oral or written statements. The Chair is empowered to conduct 
the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business.
    The public comment period for this meeting will take place on 
November 18, 2019, at a time specified in the meeting agenda. This 
public comment period is designed only for substantive commentary on 
PCAST's work, not for business marketing purposes.
    Oral Comments: To be considered for the public speaker list at the 
meeting, interested parties should register to speak at 
[email protected], no later than 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on November 
12, 2019. Phone reservations will not be accepted. To accommodate as 
many speakers as possible, the time for public comments will be limited 
to two (2) minutes per person, with a total public comment period of up 
to 15 minutes. If more speakers register than there is space available 
on the agenda, PCAST will select speakers on a first-come, first-served 
basis from those who applied. Those not selected to present oral 
comments may always file written comments with the committee. Speakers 
are requested to bring at least 25 copies of their oral comments for 
distribution to the PCAST members.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted 
continuously, written comments should be submitted to 
[email protected] no later than 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 
12, 2019, so that the comments may be made available to the PCAST 
members prior to this meeting for their consideration.
    Please note that because PCAST operates under the provisions of 
FACA, all public comments and/or presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, 
including being posted on the PCAST website.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should email [email protected] at least 
ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements 
can be made.
    Minutes: Minutes will be available within 45 days by emailing 
[email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2019.
LaTanya Butler,
Deputy Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-23624 Filed 10-29-19; 8:45 am]
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