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
|12:45 pm||Doors Open|
Welcome & plan for the afternoon
|1:10 pm||TRB/NRC Report Briefing: “Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines”
Mark Barteau, University of Michigan (via videoconference)
|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
|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.