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S. 1142, The Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011

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S. 1142 would promote the mapping and development of the United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, and it would amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications.

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Latest Major Action: 2/7/2012: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 314.

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    Costs: $0.60 per
    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $0.60.
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