Office of Energy Policy and New Uses 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: E9-25756
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-27
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 its Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement, to add nine sections to designate items 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, as amended by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA) (referred to in this document as ``section 9002''). USDA also is establishing a minimum biobased content for each of these items.