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Main Title Alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles issues in Congress / [electronic resource] :
Author Yacobucci, Brent D.
Publisher Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress,
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Year Published 2009
Report Number R40168
OCLC Number 301804953
Subject Added Ent Alternative fuel vehicles--United States.; Motor vehicles--United States--Fuel consumption.; Motor fuels--Environmental aspects--United States.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://opencrs.cdt.org/document/R40168
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EJBM POD Internet only Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/09/2009
Collation [17] p. : digital, PDF file, ill.
Notes Cover title. "January 27, 2009"-- copy cataloged Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes Alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles are seen by proponents as integral to improving urban air quality, decreasing dependence on foreign oil, and reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. However, major barrier, especially economics, currently prevent the widespread use of these fuels and technologies. Because of these barriers, and the potential benefits, there is continued congressional interest in providing incentives and other support for their development and commercialization. The 111th Congress is likely to discuss alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles as it addresses several topics. These include: 1) the potential for supporting their development and deployment through economic stimulus legislation; 2) their role in any federal policy to address climate change; and 3) their role in federal energy policy. The 111th Congress may also play an oversight role in the development of regulations including: the Environmental Protection Agency's implementation of the renewable fuel standard enacted in 2005, and expanded in 2007; the Department of Transportation?s implementation of new fuel economy standards enacted in 2007; and the Department of Agriculture's implementation of a new Farm Bill enacted in 2008.
Access Notes Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.; Title from title screen (viewed on February 4, 2009).
Corporate Au Added Ent Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Title Ser Add Ent CRS report for Congress ; R40168
PUB Date Free Form 2009-
Frequency Unknown
Series Title Untraced CRS report for Congress ; R40168
BIB Level s
Medium electronic resource
OCLC Time Stamp 20090205120250
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02728cas 2200409Ka 45020


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