Alternative Fuel Use: Target (1)

Alternative Fuel Use: Target (1) under 42 U.S.C. § 6374e(a) says that not later than October 15, 2015, and for each year thereafter, that Federal fleets are to achieve at least a 10% increase in annual alternative fuel consumption, as calculated from a fiscal year (FY) 2005 baseline.

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(1) In general—

Not later than 18 months after December 19, 2007, the Secretary shall issue regulations for Federal fleets subject to section 6374 of this title to require that, beginning in FY 2010, each Federal agency shall reduce petroleum consumption and increase alternative fuel consumption each year by an amount necessary to meet the goals described in paragraph (2).

(2) Goals—

The goals of the requirements under paragraph (1) are that not later than October 1, 2015, and for each year thereafter, each Federal agency shall achieve at least a 20% reduction in annual petroleum consumption and a 10% increase in annual alternative fuel consumption, as calculated from the baseline established by the Secretary for FY 2005.

(3) Milestones—

The Secretary shall include in the regulations described in paragraph (1)—

(A) interim numeric milestones to assess annual agency progress towards accomplishing the goals described in that paragraph; and

(B) a requirement that agencies annually report on progress towards meeting each of the milestones and the FY 2015 goals.