as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/20/2012 09:46am
A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; extending certain exceptions to the minimum content
requirements for biodiesel;amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
(a) The minimum content requirements of subdivision 2 do
not apply to fuel used in the following equipment:
(1) motors located at an electric generating plant regulated by the Nuclear
(2) railroad locomotives;
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(b) The exemption in paragraph (a), clause (1), expires 30 days after the Nuclear
Regulatory Commission has approved the use of biodiesel fuel in motors at electric
generating plants under its regulation.
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