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      Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
    IntroducedJune 3rd, 2009

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Title

Rubbish to Renewables Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to facilitate the production of clean, renewable energy from municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.

Summary

Rubbish to Renewables Act of 2009 - Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to fund projects to develop and implement technologies to generate renewable energy from municipal solid waste, generate clean energy jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and conserve landfill space. Provides that a landfill gas control measure in cap-and-trade legislation enacted after the enactment of this Act that reduces greenhouse gas emissions at a level greater than required under federal, state, or local laws shall be considered to meet additionality criteria under that legislation.

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