42 U.S. Code § 13253 - Replacement fuel demand estimates and supply information

(a) Estimates
Not later than October 1, 1993, and annually thereafter, the Secretary, in consultation with the Administrator, the Secretary of Transportation, and other appropriate State and Federal officials, shall estimate for the following calendar year—
(1) the number of each type of alternative fueled vehicle likely to be in use in the United States;
(2) the probable geographic distribution of such vehicles;
(3) the amount and distribution of each type of replacement fuel; and
(4) the greenhouse gas emissions likely to result from replacement fuel use.
(b) Information
Beginning on October 1, 1994, the Secretary shall annually require—
(1) fuel suppliers to report to the Secretary on the amount of each type of replacement fuel that such supplier—
(A) has supplied in the previous calendar year; and
(B) plans to supply for the following calendar year;
(2) suppliers of alternative fueled vehicles to report to the Secretary on the number of each type of alternative fueled vehicle that such supplier—
(A) has made available in the previous calendar year; and
(B) plans to make available for the following calendar year; and
(3) such fuel suppliers to provide the Secretary information necessary to determine the greenhouse gas emissions from the replacement fuels used, taking into account the entire fuel cycle.
(c) Protection of information
Information provided to the Secretary under subsection (b) of this section shall be subject to applicable provisions of law protecting the confidentiality of trade secrets and business and financial information, including section 1905 of title 18.

Source

(Pub. L. 102–486, title V, § 503,Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 2889.)

 

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