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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1980

PUBLIC LAW 96-294—JUNE 30, 1980 (b) As used in subsection (a)— (1) the term "crude oil and NGL" includes liquid products obtained from lease operations, field facilities, and natural gas processing plants and liquid petroleum obtained from shale and tarsands; (2) the term "coal", when used under the domestic production category, includes coal which is converted to gaseous or liquid fuels; (3) the term "renewables" includes energy or fuel derived directly from sunlight or from biomass (as defined in section 203), and hydropower sources; (4) the term "end-use consumption" does not include exports of fuel or electricity; (5) the term "decentralized renewables" does not include electricity produced for delivery to multiple points of end-use consumption; and (6) the term "conversion loss" includes heat or other forms of energy not recovered in the conversion of raw energy resources, fuels, or electricity into alternate form prior to delivery for enduse consumption.

94 STAT. 715 Definitions.

Ante, p. 683.

GENERAL PROVISIONS REGARDING TARGETS

SEC. 304. (a) The energy targets set forth pursuant to this title in 42 USC 7364 any joint resolution or any Act authorizing appropriations for the Department of Energy shall be considered as an expression of national goals and sh^l not be considered to have any legal force or effect. (b) Expenses paid or incurred by the President for preparing the Expenses. energy targets and reports under this title shall be from funds otherwise available to the Department of Energy, consistent with otherwise applicable law. Such targets and reports shall be prepared using the minimum extent of contracting assistance that is required for their preparation. If any assistance is required to be obtained by contract for the preparation of the targets and reports, that assistance shall be limited to the providing of supporting information and may not include the preparation or recommendation of any proposed or final energy target. (c) The preparation and transmission of such targets or reports shall not be considered a major Federal action for the purposes of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. 42 USC 4321 note.

TITLE IV—RENEWABLE ENERGY INITIATIVES SHORT TITLE

SEC. 401. This title may be cited as the "Renewable Energy Resources Act of 1980". PURPOSE

SEC. 402. The purpose of this title is to establish incentives for the use of renewable energy resources, to improve and coordinate the

Renewable Energy Resources Act of 1980. 42 USC 7371 note. 42 USC 7371.