H.R.1418 - Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
Summary: H.R.1418 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)
Introduced in House (03/13/1991)
Farm and Forestry Energy Conservation Act of 1991 - Directs the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Soil Conservation Service, to establish a Federal energy conservation program with respect to: (1) tillage practices; (2) chemical and fertilizer use; (3) irrigation management; (4) livestock management; (5) horticulture; and (6) wood utilization.
Directs the Secretary to make grants to individuals or institutions for eligible energy conservation projects. Limits such grant amounts, but authorizes a higher limit for institutions converting their heating systems to wood burning ones.
Requires an eligible State to establish a State energy conservation review panel.
Directs the Secretary to provide demonstration projects and make educational and technical assistance available.