S.2306 - Renewable Fuels Strategy Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] (Introduced 11/05/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||11/05/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
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Summary: S.2306 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/05/2007)
Renewable Fuels Strategy Act of 2007 - Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. agricultural, forest, and working land should: (1) provide from renewable resources at least 25% of the total energy consumed in the United States; and (2) continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber.
Amends federal transportation law to require the manufacture each model year of increasing percentages of flexible fuel automobiles.
Sets forth a minimum renewable fuels infrastructure assurance program under which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shall issue regulations to ensure the installation of renewable fuel pumps, including a system of production credits.
Instructs the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop standards for biofuel dispenser systems.
Amends the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act to prohibit any franchisor from restricting a franchisee from installing alternative fuel pumps or selling alternative fuel.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish grants for: (1) state, tribal, and local governments to implement an infrastructure corridors program for renewable fuels; and (2) installation, replacement, or conversion of motor fuel storage and dispensing infrastructure for renewable fuel.
Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to instruct the Secretary to implement a research, development, and demonstration program regarding infrastructure for existing transportation fuel distribution and new alternative distribution.
Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prescribe regulations requiring manufacturers of automobiles to prominently display a permanent badge or emblem on each automobile that indicates it is capable of operating on alternative fuel.
Amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to set forth a federal agency renewable fuel purchasing requirement.
Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to require that flexible fuel vehicles of the federal fleet be operated on alternative fuels.
Requires the head of each federal agency to install a renewable fuel pump at each domestic federal fleet fueling center under its jurisdiction.
Authorizes public access to federal alternative refueling stations.
Authorizes construction of a Capitol complex renewable fuel refueling station.