S. 1920 (109th): Renewable Diesel Standard Act of 2005

Introduced:
Oct 25, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barack Obama
Senator from Illinois
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Oct 25, 2005
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
S. 3554 (Related)
Alternative Diesel Standard Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 25, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 25, 2005
Referred to Committee Oct 25, 2005
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to establish a renewable diesel standard, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Environment and Public Works

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10/25/2005--Introduced.
Renewable Diesel Standard Act of 2005 - Amends the Clean Air Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue regulations to ensure that the U.S. diesel fuel supply contains a specified annual volume (in gallons) of renewable fuel in 2008 through 2015.
(Requires the percentage of renewable fuel in the U.S. diesel motor pool to be .006 for 2008 if the Administrator fails to promulgate such regulations.) Directs the Administrator to set the standard for renewable fuel content for 2016 and thereafter in consultation with the Secretaries of Agriculture and Energy, according to a specified formula, taking into consideration certain economic and environmental factors.
Establishes a program of credits for diesel fuel producers who exceed the renewable fuel standards established by this Act.
Authorizes the Administrator, upon the petition of one or more states, to waive renewable fuel content requirements for economic, environmental, or supply reasons.

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