Office of Energy Policy and New Uses 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2010-29191
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-11-23
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 proposing to amend the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (Guidelines) to add 14 sections that will designate the following items within which biobased products would be afforded Federal procurement preference: Animal repellents; bath products; bioremediation materials; compost activators and accelerators; concrete and asphalt cleaners; cuts, burns, and abrasions ointments; dishwashing products; erosion control materials; floor cleaners and protectors; hair care products; interior paints and coatings; oven and grill cleaners; slide way lubricants; and thermal shipping containers. USDA is also proposing minimum biobased contents for each of these items.
Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2010-26122
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-10-18
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Energy Policy and New Uses, Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement, to add eight 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 (referred to in this document as ``section 9002''). USDA is also establishing minimum biobased contents for each of these items.
Designation of Biobased Items for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2010-2651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-02-10
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 proposing to amend the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (Guidelines) to add nine sections that will designate the following items within which biobased products would be afforded Federal procurement preference: Disposable tableware; expanded polystyrene foam recycling products; heat transfer fluids; ink removers and cleaners; mulch and compost materials; multipurpose lubricants; office paper; topical pain relief products; and turbine drip oils. USDA is also proposing minimum biobased contents for each of these items.