Summary: H.R.7773 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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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.