Congressional statement of findings
The Congress finds that—
domestic geothermal reserves can be developed into regionally significant energy sources promoting the economic health and national security of the Nation;
there are institutional and economic barriers to the commercialization of geothermal technology; and
Federal agencies should consider the use of geothermal energy in the Government’s buildings.
[Pub. L. 96–294, title VI, § 602], June 30, 1980, [94 Stat. 763].)