H.R. 796: To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to use the commercially available volume of cellulosic biofuel ...

...in setting requirements for the renewable fuel program under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Feb 15, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 796

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to use the commercially available volume of cellulosic biofuel in setting requirements for the renewable fuel program under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.

1.

Amendment to the Clean Air Act

Section 211(o)(7)(D)(i) of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7545(o)(7)(D)(i)) is amended—

(1)

by striking , as determined by the Administrator based on the estimate provided under paragraph (3)(A) ;

(2)

by striking the Administrator may also reduce and inserting the Administrator shall also reduce; and

(3)

by inserting For purposes of this subparagraph, the projected volume of cellulosic biofuel production for a calendar year shall not be more than 5 percent or 1 million gallons (whichever is greater) more than the total volume of cellulosic biofuel that was commercially available for the most recent calendar year for which such total volume is known. after by the same or a lesser volume..