By Julian Hattem - 11/14/13 11:10 AM EST
A slew of federal advisory panels will announce their upcoming meetings on Friday. Here’s a look:
A Nuclear Regulatory Commission subcommittee on a reactor design is meeting in Rockville, Md., on Nov. 20 and 21.
On Nov. 21, the Forest Service’s advisory committee for implementing a land management rule will meet in Arlington, Va., to work on final recommendations to the service.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s investor advisory committee is meeting on Nov. 22 in Washington. The committee was established by the Dodd-Frank Act.
The Labor Department’s federal advisory council for occupational safety and health is meeting on Dec. 5 in Washington.
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to hold a webinar on its pesticide program on Dec. 5 and 6.
Also on Dec. 5 and 6, the advisory committee for the director of the National Institutes of Health is meeting in Bethesda, Md.
From Dec. 9 to 13, fishing regulators for the southern Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico will hold workshops on king mackerel in North Charleston, N.C. An advisory panel for fishing in the Caribbean will meet in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Dec. 10.
The Education Department’s advisory committee on institutional quality and integrity is meeting in Washington on Dec. 12 and 13.
The Defense Department’s advisory board for strategic environmental research and development is meeting in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 17 and 18.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is holding a public meeting on Jan. 9 in Washington to discuss a proposal to increase the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The draft regulation would require companies to publicly disclose their rates of injuries on the job.