H.R. 2208 (110th): Coal Liquid Fuel Act

Introduced:
May 08, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Frederick “Rick” Boucher
Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 08, 2007
Length
9 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 08, 2007
Referred to Committee May 08, 2007
 
Full Title

To provide for a standby loan program for certain coal-to-liquid projects.

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Cosponsors
65 cosponsors (57R, 8D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Energy and Power

House Science, Space, and Technology

Energy

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5/8/2007--Introduced.
Coal Liquid Fuel Act - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into: (1) standby loan agreements with up to six qualifying CTL projects, at least one of which shall be owned by two or more small coal producers; and (2) a profit-sharing agreement with the project at the time the standby loan agreement is executed.
Defines "qualifying CTL project" as: (1) a commercial-scale project that converts coal to liquid or gaseous transportation fuels; or (2) not more than one project at a facility that converts petroleum refinery waste products, including petroleum coke, into liquids or gaseous transportation fuels, and demonstrates the capture, sequestration, or disposition of carbon dioxide produced in the conversion process.

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