|Series||Serial - House, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs ; no. 96-24|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 134 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||134|
To amend the Geothermal Steam Act of to promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under geothermal leases, and for other purposes. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES J Mr. RISCH introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources A BILL. Amending the Geothermal steam act of to accelerate the priority development of geothermal energy in the United States: report to accompany H.R. [United States. Congress. Amending the Geothermal Steam Act of with respect to requirements relating to leases, and for other purposes: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). (Book, )  Get this from a library! The Geothermal Steam Act and the implementing Regulations printed here governed most aspects of the leasing of Federal lands for geothermal exploration and development for many years. They are of great historical interest. Interesting details include: limits on leased acreage per person or firm, distinctions between competitive and noncompetitive leases, rules for bonus auctions, rents, .
To encourage the development of geothermal energy, the United States government passed the Geothermal Steam Act in allowing the leasing of land containing geothermal resources; however, Congress excluded any lands within the National Park System, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands, and any other lands prohibited from leasing by the Mineral Leasing Act of 1 ‘‘(C) to contribute to sustainable economic 2 development opportunities in the area. ’’. 3 (b) LEASING FORDIRECTUSE.—Section 4 of the 4 Geothermal Steam Act of (30 U.S.C. ) (as 5 amended by section ) is further amended by adding 6 at the end the following: 7 ‘‘(f) LEASING FORDIRECTUSE OFGEOTHERMAL. steam and associated geothermal resources, and for other purposes. Re it eimted by the Senate and House of Representatioes of the l’nited States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Geothermal Steam be cited as the “Geothermal Steam Act of ”. Act of SEC. 2. As used in this Act, the term- Definitions. Geothermal Steam Act Amendments of - Amends the Geothermal Steam Act of to redefine the term "known geothermal resource area" to mean an area where the prospects for extraction of geothermal resources for generating electricity in commercial quantities warrant substantial expenditures for that purpose.
To amend the Geothermal Steam Act of to promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under geothermal leases, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DECEMBER 6, Mr. LABRADOR (for himself and Mr. GOSAR) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources A BILL. H.R. , The John Rishel Geothermal Steam ACT Amendments of Legislative Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of t . Amending the Geothermal Steam Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, first session, on S. See Amendment note below. —Pub. L. 91–, § 26, as amended by Pub. L. –58, redefined “mineral leasing laws” to exclude “the Act of Octo ” and to include “Geothermal Steam Act of ” and “Leasing Act minerals” to include “all geothermal steam and associated geothermal resources which, upon the.