S. 1142, The Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011
- This item is from the 112th Congress (2011-2012) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
- This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as S. 1455, The Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act.
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S. 1142 would promote the mapping and development of the United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, and it would amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications.
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Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 5/26/2011: Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Points in Favor
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