Investigates evolving characterization of biomass in legislation. Lists and analyzes biomass definitions enacted by Congress in legislation and the tax code since 2004. Examines factors that may prevent private landowners from rapidly entering the biomass feedstock market, and reviews proposed modification of biomass definition. Provides side-by-side comparison of definitions of biomass and limits on private sector biomass participation in recent and pending legislation.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Biomass