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A bill to promote the mapping and development of the United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1142 — 112th Congress: Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1142
“S. 1142 — 112th Congress: Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1142>
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