United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Jul 04, 2022
In this chapter:
The term “covered land” means land that is—
Federal lands administered by the Secretary concerned; and
not excluded from the development of geothermal, solar, or wind energy under—
a land use plan; or
other Federal law.
The term “Federal land” means—
public land as defined by section 103 of the Federal Land Policy Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1702); or
land of the National Forest System (as defined in section 1609(a) of title 16).
Land use plan
The term “land use plan” means—
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
for National Forest System land, a land management plan approved, amended, or revised under section 1604 of title 16.
The term “eligible project” means a project carried out on covered land that uses wind, solar, or geothermal energy to generate energy.
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.
cite as: 43 USC 3001