Office of Energy Policy and New Uses May 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: E8-10116
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the guidelines for designating biobased products for Federal procurement, to add eight sections to designate items, including subcategories, within which biobased products will be afforded Federal procurement preference, as provided for under section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. USDA also is establishing minimum biobased content for each of these items and subcategories.
Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: E8-10109
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the guidelines for designating biobased products for Federal procurement, to add ten sections to designate items, including subcategories, within which biobased products will be afforded Federal procurement preference, as provided for under section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. USDA also is establishing a minimum biobased content for each of these items and subcategories.
Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: E8-10107
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-14
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the guidelines for designating biobased products for Federal procurement, to add nine sections to designate items, including subcategories, within which biobased products will be afforded Federal procurement preference. USDA also is establishing minimum biobased content for each of these items and subcategories. In addition, USDA is amending the guidelines by providing exemptions to the Department of Defense and the National Aeronautic and Space Administration from the preferred procurement requirements. USDA is also making minor technical amendments to several sections of the guidelines to update information on the applicable Web site citation and to provide additional information on products that may overlap with products designated for preferred procurement under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Comprehensive Procurement Guideline for Products Containing Recovered Materials.