Friday's meeting announcements: Nuclear regulators meet to talk Fukushima

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On Sept. 25, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights advisory committee for Massachusetts is meeting in Boston to hear about school discpline from government officials and advocates. Additionally, the commission’s panel on Maine is meeting in the city of Portland to provide ethics training and go over the committee’s rules. 

On Sept. 27, the Export-Import Bank’s advisory committee on Sub-Saharan Africa is getting together in Washington.

Commercial fishing regulators will talk about Pacific groundfish and salmon in Portland, Ore., from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3. 

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a number of meetings around the country beginning Oct. 1 in Rockville, Md., to discuss a new proposal that would change the way it determines how the environment will be affected by long-term storage of spent nuclear fuel. 

On Oct. 2, the Defense Department’s policy board on reserve forces is meeting in Falls Church, Va. 

An Environmental Protection Agency council on environmental education is meeting in Baltimore, on Oct. 7 and 8. 

The Food and Drug Administration is holding a workshop on regulations surrounding medical devices for metabolic diseases on Oct. 17 and 18 at a hotel in Washington. 

From Oct. 21 to 23, a council that advises the Government Printing Office will meet in Washington to discuss a federal depository library program. 

The Bureau of Land Management’s council for Northwest California is meeting in Ukiah, Calif., on Oct. 24 and 25. 

The General Services Administration’s green building advisory committee is meeting on Nov. 12. The committee’s task forces will hold additional conference calls in upcoming weeks.  

On Nov. 13 and 14, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s advisory committee on agricultural statistics is holding a meeting in St. Louis, Mo.