Country:United States
Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:
Agency:U.S. Department of Agriculture
Legal References:Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-171)

In May 2002, the United States President signed the Farm Bill - officially called the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 - which includes a variety of programs to encourage farmers to be energy efficient and to use renewable energy systems, including wind energy systems and anaerobic digesters, by providing USD 115 million over the next five years for low-interest loans, loan guarantees, and grants.

This record is superseded by:Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008

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