H.R.547 - Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research and Development Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] (Introduced 01/18/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology | Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-7|
|Latest Action:||02/17/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||02/08/2007 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.547 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (02/08/2007)
Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research and Development Act - Instructs the Assistant Administrator of the Office of Research and Development of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement a program of research and development of materials to be added to biofuels to make them more compatible with existing infrastructure used to store and deliver petroleum-based fuels to the point of final sale.
Cites problem areas to be addressed, including microbial contamination.
Directs the Assistant Administrator to: (1) implement a research, development, demonstration program on portable, low-cost, and accurate methods and technologies for testing sulfur content in fuel, including Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel and Low Sulfur Diesel; and (2) begin demonstrations of such technologies within a year after enactment of this Act.
Directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop a physical properties database and standard reference materials for biofuels.
Authorizes appropriations to EPA to implement this Act.