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S 282

Title: Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act
Author: Sen. Dean Heller (REP-NV)

...This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to extend through FY2022 the authorization for deposit and use of lease revenues under the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970. Such funds shall be available to the Department of the Interior for FY2017 and afterwards to implement both the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970. </p> <p> Interior shall establish priority areas on covered land (i.e., public land administered by Interior and not excluded under law from the development of geothermal, solar, or wind energy) for geothermal, solar, and wind energy projects. Variance areas shall also be considered for the development of renewable energy projects under this bill, consistent with the principles of multiple use (as defined under the Federal Land Policy and Management ...

Introduced in Senate 02/02/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 02/02/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - S 282 (Introduced+in+Senate)
02/02/2017 - S 282 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV)
    () - U.S. Senate

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