Senate passes sustainable chemistry act as part of military spending bill

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The act directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federal programs and activities in support of sustainable chemistry. identify other opportunities for expanding Federal efforts in support of sustainable chemistry.

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Your Guide to Electric-Vehicle Charging-Station Tax Credits

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And thanks to a variety of tax credits and incentive programs, the barrier to entry may be lower than you think. On the federal, state and local levels, there are a plethora of tax credits for installing electric-vehicle charging stations.


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DOE to award up to $2.5M to deploy fuel-cell-powered baggage tow tractors at commercial airports

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After DOE catalyzed these early fuel cell applications, private financing has been used to deploy thousands of forklifts and back-up power devices, the department noted. Federal programs, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Voluntary Airport Low Emissions (VALE) Program, provide financial incentives to airports and airlines to convert their fleets of GSE, including baggage tow tractors, to low-emission technologies.

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Mn/DOT assessing potential for mileage-based user fee to replace fuel tax; Battelle conducting technology assessment

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Other state DOTs also are researching alternative financing methods to supplement or replace a gas tax. We are researching alternative financing methods today that could be used 10 or 20 years from now when the number of fuel efficient and hybrid cars increase and no longer produce enough revenue from a gas tax to build and repair roads.

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Study details viable pathway to develop sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Pacific Northwest; hydroprocessing of natural oils seen as the most immediate opportunity

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The stakeholders also urge continuing and expanding key programs under the Farm Bill and other federal. programs, and ensuring that aviation fuels and promising feedstocks qualify for incentives detailed in these programs. Specific recommendations include continuing the Biorefinery Assistance Program and excise tax incentives. Standard 2 (RFS2) Program. The RFS2 program provides critical support for advanced biofuels.

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