H.R.7773 - Petroleum Displacement Act of 198096th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moorhead, Carlos J. [R-CA-22] (Introduced 07/21/1980)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/21/1980 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.|
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Summary: H.R.7773 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/21/1980)
Petroleum Displacement Act of 1980 - Amends the Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978 to repeal certain prohibitions and limitations on the use of natural gas as a primary energy source in electric powerplants. Repeals the authority of the Secretary of Energy to prohibit the use of petroleum or natural gas or both as a primary energy source in electric powerplants where coal or alternate fuel capability exists.
Makes certain technical and conforming amendments.