Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee, 58146 [2019-23649]

Download as PDF 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. 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[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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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: November 19, 2019; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    November 20, 2019; 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: 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 Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20585; telephone at (202) 586-7720, or email: [email protected].

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: 
[email protected] 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]
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