PUBLIC LAW 102-486—OCT. 24, 1992 106 STAT. 2875 (3) the location of alternative fueled vehicles by region; (4) arrangements with commercial entities for purposes of refueling and maintenance; (5) future alternative fiiel procurement and placement strategy; (6) the difference in cost between the purchase, maintenance, and operation of alternative fueled vehicles and the purchase, maintenance, and operation of comparable conventionally fdeled motor vehicles; (7) the percentage of alternative fuel use in dual-fueled vehicles procured by the Postmaster General; (8) promotions and incentives to encourage the use of alternative fuels in dual-fueled vehicles; and (9) an assessment of the program's relative success and policy recommendations for strengthening the program. (b) COORDINATION.—To the maximum extent practicable, the Postmaster General shall coordinate the Postal Service's alternative fueled vehicle procurement, placement, refueling, and maintenance programs with those at the Federal, State, and local level. The Postmaster General shall communicate, share, and disseminate, on a regular basis, information on such programs with the Secretary, the Administrator of General Services, and heads of appropriate Federal agencies. (c) PROGRAM CRITERIA. —The Postmaster General shall consider the following criteria in the procurement and placement of alternative fueledf vehicles: (1) The procurement plans of State and local governments and other public and private institutions. (2) The current and future availability of refueling and repair facilities. (3) The reduction in emissions of the Postal fleet. (4) Whether the vehicle is to be used in a nonattainment area as specified in the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. (5) The operational requirements of the Postal fleet. (6) The contribution to the reduction in the consumption of oil in the transportation sector. TITLE IV—ALTERNATIVE FUELS—NON- FEDERAL PROGRAMS SEC. 401. TRUCK COMMERCIAL APPLICAHON PROGRAM. (a) ALTERNATIVE FUELED TRUCKS.—Section 400BB(a) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6374a(a)) is amended by striking alcohol and natural gas" and inserting in lieu thereof "alternative fuels" (b) FUNDING.^ -Section 400BB(b)(l) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 6374a(b)(l)) is amended to read as follows: "(1) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for carrying out this section such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993 through 1995, to remain available until expended.". SEC. 402. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. Part J of title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act is amended— (1) in section 400CC(a)— 42 USC 6374b.
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