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S. 1282 (114th): A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to consider the objective of improving the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide produced from fossil fuels in carrying out research and development programs under that Act.

The text of the bill below is as of May 11, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1282

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 11, 2015

(for himself and Ms. Heitkamp) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to consider the objective of improving the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide produced from fossil fuels in carrying out research and development programs under that Act.

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Fossil energy

Section 961(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 16291(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Improving the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide produced from fossil fuels.

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