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house Bill H.R. 1158

Biogas Production Incentive Act of 2009

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      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 24th, 2009

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Biogas Production Incentive Act of 2009

Official Title

To promote biogas production, and for other purposes.


Biogas Production Incentive Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit for the production, sale, or use of biogas. Defines "biogas" as a gas that is derived by processing qualified energy feedstock (i.e., manure of agricultural livestock and other organic agricultural or food industry byproduct waste material) in an anaerobic digester and that contains at least 52% methane and carbon dioxide and trace gases. Provides an increased credit for biogas produced from qualified cellulosic energy feedstock.

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