Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Office of Science; Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Energy.
ACTION: Notice of open meeting.
SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee. Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in theFederal Register.
DATES: Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
ADDRESSES: Room 109, Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., NW., Washington, DC 20001.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Anjuli S. Bamzai (301-903-0294; Designated Federal Officer, Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Climate Change Research Division, SC-23.3/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585-1290. The most current information concerning this meeting can be found on the Web site:

Purpose of the Meeting:To continue discussions on drafting the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment Product related to scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions and concentrations, and development and application of integrated scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions. This activity is being conducted at the request of the Department of Energy, in accordance with the CCSP Guidelines for Producing the CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Products.

Tentative Agenda Items:

Wednesday, November 15, 1 p.m.-4 p.m:

• Presentation on 2.1a and 2.1b to resolve issues raised by both the public review and the CPDAC committee at the August 17-18 CPDAC meeting.

• Response that the 2.1a and 2.1b author team has made to address these items.

• Discussion by the CPDAC to decide whether the revisions on 2.1a and 2.1b are adequate and meet their approval.

• List of changes for 2.1a and 2.1b, if any, for final concurrence by CPDAC.

• Public comment (10 minute rule).

Public Participation:The half day meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Anjuli Bamzai at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days before the meeting. Reasonable provisions will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule.

Minutes:The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, IE-190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Issued in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2006. Rachel M. Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer.