42 U.S. Code § 16106 - Ultra-efficient engine technology for aircraft
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(a) Ultra-efficient engine technology partnership
The Secretary shall enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the development of ultra-efficient engine technology for aircraft.
(b) Performance objective
The Secretary shall establish the following performance objectives for the program set forth in subsection (a):
(2) A reduction in the impact of landing and takeoff nitrogen oxides emissions on local air quality of 70 percent.
(3) Exploring advanced concepts, alternate propulsion, and power configurations, including hybrid fuel cell powered systems.