Sustainable aviation fuels are often biofuels made from tree and plant debris, used cooking oil or other materials, and can be blended with conventional jet fuel.
The IRA includes tax credits for the sale or mixture of sustainable aviation fuel and $297 million for grants for such fuel and low-emissions aviation technology.
Williams said in a written statement she lives close enough to Hartsfield-Jackson “to hear planes fly over every 60 seconds. My neighbors, constituents, and I know firsthand just how much reducing aviation pollution and noise matters to people on the ground.”
She said the bill she sponsored is aimed at providing long-term funding for programs to address those issues.