43 U.S.C. § 3001 Definitions

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023 Edition
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)

In this chapter:

(1) Covered land

The term "covered land" means land that is-

(A) Federal lands administered by the Secretary concerned; and

(B) not excluded from the development of geothermal, solar, or wind energy under-

(i) a land use plan; or

(ii) other Federal law.

(2) Federal land

The term "Federal land" means-

(A) public land as defined by section 103 of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 ( 43 U.S.C. 1702 ); or

(B) land of the National Forest System (as defined in section 1609(a) of title 16).

(3) Land use plan

The term "land use plan" means-

(A) for public land, a land use plan established under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 ( 43 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.); and

(B) for National Forest System land, a land management plan approved, amended, or revised under section 1604 of title 16.

(4) Eligible project

The term "eligible project" means a project carried out on covered land that uses wind, solar, or geothermal energy to generate energy.

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