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[121 STAT. 1723]
[121 STAT. 1723]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–140—DEC. 19, 2007

121 STAT. 1723

(7) public policies aimed at enhancing renewable energy production and accelerating technological improvements will further reduce energy costs over time and increase market demand. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—It is the sense of Congress that it is the goal of the United States that, not later than January 1, 2025, the agricultural, forestry, and working land of the United States should— (1) provide from renewable resources not less than 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States; and (2) continue to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed, and fiber. SEC. 807. GEOTHERMAL ASSESSMENT, EXPLORATION INFORMATION, AND PRIORITY ACTIVITIES.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Not later than January 1, 2012, the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Director of the United States Geological Survey, shall— (1) complete a comprehensive nationwide geothermal resource assessment that examines the full range of geothermal resources in the United States; and (2) submit to the the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate a report describing the results of the assessment. (b) PERIODIC UPDATES.—At least once every 10 years, the Secretary shall update the national assessment required under this section to support public and private sector decisionmaking. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior to carry out this section— (1) $15,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012; and (2) such sums as are necessary for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2022.

Deadlines. 42 USC 17286.

Reports.

Subtitle B—Prohibitions on Market Manipulation and False Information SEC. 811. PROHIBITION ON MARKET MANIPULATION.

42 USC 17301.

It is unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly, to use or employ, in connection with the purchase or sale of crude oil gasoline or petroleum distillates at wholesale, any manipulative or deceptive device or contrivance, in contravention of such rules and regulations as the Federal Trade Commission may prescribe as necessary or appropriate in the public interest or for the protection of United States citizens. SEC. 812. PROHIBITION ON FALSE INFORMATION.

42 USC 17302.

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It is unlawful for any person to report information related to the wholesale price of crude oil gasoline or petroleum distillates to a Federal department or agency if— (1) the person knew, or reasonably should have known, the information to be false or misleading; (2) the information was required by law to be reported; and

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