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SA 3566. Mrs. BOXER submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. Harkin (for himself, Mr. Chambliss, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Grassley) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

Beginning on page 1176, strike line 24 and all that follows through page 1177, line 2, and insert the following:
``(5) water resource needs, including water requirements for biorefineries;
``(6) education and outreach for agricultural producers transitioning to cellulosic feedstocks; and
``(7) such other infrastructure issues as the Secretary may determine.''.
On page 1177, strike lines 18 through 21 and insert the following:
``(5) the resource use and conservation characteristics of alternative approaches to infrastructure development;
``(6) the impact on the development of renewable energy when public and private utilities do not pay competitive rates for wind, solar, and biogas energy from agricultural sources; and
``(7) the environmental benefits of planting perennial grasses for the production of cellulosic ethanol.''.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 8, 2007.)