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1 ME 417 Design of Alternative Energy Systems Examples of Bills from the 107 th Congress on Alternative Energies S. 188 Purpose: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the tax credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources. Summary: Electricity produced from biomass will cover: (1) any organic material from a plant which is planted exclusively for the purpose of being used at a qualified facility to produce electricity; (2) any forest-related resources, such as mill residues, precommerical thinnings, slash, and brush; (3) urban sources including waste pallets, crates, and dunnage, manufacturing and construction wood wastes (other than pressure-treated, chemically-treated, or painted wood wastes), and landscape or right-of-way tree trimmings; and (4) agriculture sources, including orchard tree crops, vineyard, grain legumes, sugar and other crop by- products or residues. S. 388 Purpose: To protect the energy and security of the United States and decrease America's dependency on foreign oil sources to 50 percent by the year 2011 by enhancing the use of renewable energy resources, conserving energy resources, improving energy efficiencies, and increasing domestic energy supplies, improve environmental quality by reducing emissions of air
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