- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 21, 2002

TODAY'S HEADLINERS
Truck crash study all day National Academies holds a meeting to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's truck crash causation study. Highlights 8:30 a.m. Summary of issues on cases and analysis plan. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St NW. Contact: 202/334-3109.
Restructured power industry all day Energy Business Watch holds a seminar on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's vision of a restructured power industry. Location: Westin Grand Hotel, 2350 M St NW. Contact: 202/944-4144.


PRESIDENT BUSH
Meets with his national security advisers in Crawford, Texas.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly petroleum status report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.
3 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Service releases its weekly hatchery report. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.
5 p.m. World Agricultural Outlook Board releases its weekly weather and crop bulletin. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-5447.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
9:30 a.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting to receive a briefing on NRC International activities. Location: 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Commissioners' Conference Room. Contact: 301/415-1780.
1 p.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the RTCA Government/Industry Free Flight Steering Committee. Location: FAA Headquarters, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Conference Rooms 5 ABC. Contact: 202/833-9339.
2 p.m. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a meeting with the Organization of Agreement States and Conference of Radiation Control program directors. Location: 11555 Rockville Pike, Commissioners' Conference Room, Rockville. Contact: 301/415-2308.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Not in session for its summer recess. The Senate is scheduled to return Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Not in session for the summer recess. The House is scheduled to return Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Air-safety forum all day The Air Line Pilots Association holds its 48th Air Safety Forum. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 800/424-2470.
Transit conference all day The Federal Transit Administration sponsors "Connecting Communities," an emergency preparedness and security forum for transit agencies and emergency responders. Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 202/366-4064.
Imperial Council Session all day Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine hold an Imperial Council Session. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 804/321-3733.
Biohazards in Humanitarian Response all day The U.S. Agency for International Development and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance hold a "Biohazards in Humanitarian Response Seminar." Location: 1429 N. Quincy St., Arlington. Contact: 202/712-1879.
Emissions meeting all day National Academies holds a meeting to discuss "Air Emissions From Animal Feeding Operations." A closed-session summary will be posted afterward. Location: National Academies, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3559.
Cyber-terrorism all day Gartner Inc. and the U.S. Naval War College hold the Sector 5 Global Summit to explore cyber-terrorism and the targets of critical infrastructures. Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 203/380-6862.
Airport safety all day The Federal Aviation Administration and the American Association of Airport Executives hold a training seminar on "Basic Airport Safety and Operations," Location: Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW. Contact: 703/824-0500, Ext. 173.
Disabled employment 8:30 a.m. The Education Department's Rehabilitation Administration holds its National Employment Conference, "Disability and Employment 2002 Vocational Rehabilitation: Where Partners Create Careers," Location: J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/260-2179.
Earth Policy Institute 9 a.m. The Earth Policy Institute holds a breakfast meeting to discuss how rising temperatures and falling water tables are increasing food prices. Location: 1350 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 403. Contact: 202-496-9290, Ext. 10.
Trade in Services 9 a.m. American Council of Life Insurance holds a news conference on Japanese violations of the General Agreement on Trade in Services. Location: National Press Club, First Amendment Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/624-2416.
Animal Biotechnology 11 a.m. National Academies holds a briefing to release "Animal Biotechnology: Science-Based Concerns." Location: National Academies, 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2138.
Special education conference 11 a.m. District of Columbia Public Schools holds a press conference to announce new services available to parents of children in special education. Location: Eastern Senior High School, 1700 E. Capitol St. NE. Contact: 202/442-5635 or 202/442-5450.
The Kennedys' Impact on Capitol Hill noon The U.S. Capitol Historical Society holds a luncheon meeting on "The Kennedys' Impact on Capitol Hill." Topics include the relationship of the Kennedys with the Washington press corps. Location: Veterans of Foreign Wars Building, Ketchum Hall, first floor, 200 Maryland Ave. NE. Contact: 800/887-9318.
Palestinian luncheon briefing 12:30 p.m. Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine holds a luncheon briefing to discuss the issue of "Justice on Hold: The USS Liberty 35 Years Later." Location: CPAP, 2425-2435 Virginia Ave. NW. Contact: 202/338-1290.
Museums conference 1 p.m. Association of African American Museums holds its 2002 conference, "A Sacred Trust: Interpreting Our Past, Preserving Our Future." A pre-conference workshop will be held at the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education. Location: Loews L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza East SW. Contact: For pre-conference workshop, 301/435-5241; 202/610-3290 or 202/287-3382.
Baseball in Washington 6:30 p.m. National Building Museum sponsors a discussion on "Baseball in Washington: D.C. Steps Up to the Plate." Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Registration is required. Contact: 202/272-2448.

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