H.R.5621 - Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1990101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schuette, Bill [R-MI-10] (Introduced 09/13/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/17/1990 Executive Comment Requested from USDA. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5621 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/13/1990)
Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1990 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Soil Conservation Service, to establish a Federal energy conservation program with respect to: (1) tillage practices; (2) chemical and fertilizer use; (3) irrigation management; (4) livestock management; (5) horticulture; and (6) wood utilization.
Directs the Secretary to make grants to individuals or institutions for eligible energy conservation projects. Limits such grant amounts, but authorizes a higher limit for institutions converting their heating systems to wood burning ones.
Requires an eligible State to establish a State energy conservation review panel.
Directs the Secretary to provide demonstration projects and make educational and technical assistance available.