[USC02] 7 USC 8115: Carbon utilization and biogas education program
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7 USC 8115: Carbon utilization and biogas education program Text contains those laws in effect on September 16, 2019
From Title 7-AGRICULTURECHAPTER 107-RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
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§8115. Carbon utilization and biogas education program

(a) Definitions

In this section:

(1) Carbon dioxide

The term "carbon dioxide" means carbon dioxide that is produced as a byproduct of the production of a biobased product.

(2) Eligible entity

The term "eligible entity" means an entity that-

(A) is-

(i) an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of title 26 and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of that title; or

(ii) an institution of higher education (as defined in section 1001(a) of title 20);


(B) has demonstrated knowledge about-

(i) sequestration and utilization of carbon dioxide; or

(ii) aggregation of organic waste from multiple sources into a single biogas system; and


(C) has a demonstrated ability to conduct educational and technical support programs.

(b) Establishment

The Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy, shall make competitive grants to eligible entities-

(1) to provide education to the public about the economic and emissions benefits of permanent sequestration or utilization of carbon dioxide with a primary objective of providing benefits and opportunities for rural businesses, rural communities, and utilities serving rural communities; or

(2) to provide education to agricultural producers and other stakeholders about opportunities for aggregation of organic waste from multiple sources into a single biogas system.

(c) Funding

There are authorized to be appropriated for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2023-

(1) $1,000,000 to carry out subsection (b)(1); and

(2) $1,000,000 to carry out subsection (b)(2).

(Pub. L. 107–171, title IX, §9014, as added Pub. L. 115–334, title IX, §9011, Dec. 20, 2018, 132 Stat. 4887 .)