This document summarizes the major provisions of the U.S. Energy Independence and Security Act. « Section 526 prohibits federal agencies from procuring synfuel unless its life cycle GHG emissions are less than those for conventional petroleum sources. » The Government of Canada and Alberta has lobbied to have this section repealed.
“Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007: A Summary of Major Provisions.” Congressional Research Service. December 21, 2007.