H.R. 6709 (110th): National Conservation, Environment, and Energy Independence Act

To greatly enhance the Nation's path toward energy independence and environmental, energy, economic, and national security, by amending Federal policy to increase the production of domestic energy sources, to dedicate fixed percentages of the royalties received for conservation programs, environmental restoration projects, renewable energy research and development, clean energy technology research and development, increased development of existing energy sources, and energy assistance for those in need, and to share a portion of such royalties with producing States, and for other purposes.

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Jul 31, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Peterson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district



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Jul 31, 2008

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