Secretary of Energy Advisory Board
This notice announces an open meeting of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). SEAB was reestablished pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) (the Act). This notice is provided in accordance with the Act.
Availability of the Geothermal Technologies Program Blue Ribbon Panel Report and Request for Public Comment
The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Geothermal Technologies Program (the Program) assembled a geothermal Blue Ribbon Panel (the Panel) on March 22/23, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico for a guided discussion on the future of geothermal energy in the United States and the role of the DOE Program. The Geothermal Blue Ribbon Panel Report captures the discussions and recommendations of the experts and can be accessed at: http://geothermal.energy.gov/brp.
Technical Standard DOE-STD-1095-2011, Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation for External Dosimetry
The Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) is issuing Technical Standard DOE-STD-1095-2011, Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation for External Dosimetry, January 2011. This standard provides updated technical criteria for performance testing for, and provides a requirement for onsite quality assurance assessments of, whole body and extremity dosimetry programs in use at DOE sites. The testing and assessment results are used, in part, to determine whether to accredit dosimetry programs in accordance with the DOE Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP). The effective date for the new Technical Standard is April 1, 2011.