Country:Costa Rica
Year:2007 (Sep)
Policy status:Ended
Date Effective:2007 (Sep)
Date Ended:2009
Policy Type:Policy Support>Institutional creation
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Bioenergy, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Ministry of Environment, Energy and Telecommunications (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG)
Legal References:Decree 33357-MAG-MINAE
Renewable Energy Description:

This Decree created the National Biofuels Commission, which was tasked to propose an action plan containing the short-, medium- and long-term strategies for biofuels usage in Costa Rica. The commission was also mandated to propose action for monitoring and control of the biofuels market.

The National Biofuels Commission was disbanded by the Biofuel Regulation (Decree 35091 of 2009), once it had accomplished its intended tasks.

Climate Change Description:
This record is superseded by:Regulation on Biofuels

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