December 3, 2014

The first meeting of the committee was held on December 3, 2014 at the Keck Center of the National Academies.


December 3rd, 2014

Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Agenda

12:45 pm Doors Open
1:00 pm

Welcome & plan for the afternoon
         Diane McKnight, chair

1:10 pm TRB/NRC Report Briefing: “Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines”
         Mark Barteau, University of Michigan (via videoconference)
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2:00 pm Break
2:15 pm Briefing & discussion with Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
         Jeff Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety
         Bob Smith, Office of Pipeline Safety
3:15 pm Panel Discussion from other US government stakeholders

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Steve Lehmann
    , Scientific Support Coordinator, Office of Response
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  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
    Brian Schlieger, Preparedness & Removal Team Leader
  • United States Geological Survey
    Faith Fitzpatrick, Research Hydrologist (Fluvial Geomorphology)
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  • United States Coast Guard
    Sara Booth, Lieutenant
  • Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety & Administration
    Bob Smith, Office of Pipeline Safety

 

4:45 pm Break
5:00 pm Public Comment*
5:30 pm Adjourn open session

 

*Opportunity is offered at end of this meeting for interested individuals to comment and offer information relevant to the study. Comments should not exceed 3 minutes in duration; lengthier comments and information can be submitted in writing to the committee. The total time available for public comments is 30 minutes. A sign-up sheet will be available starting at 12:45pm time the day of the meeting for interested individuals to register to comment on a first-come, first-served basis. Speakers must be present to register.