Tag: CARB

CARB approves Edeniq’s Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production

CARB approves Edeniq’s Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production

May 13, 2019 |

In California, Edeniq announced that the California Air Resources Board approved its first two Intellulose 2.0 customers for cellulosic ethanol production from corn kernel fiber. Siouxland Ethanol, a 90 million gallon per year corn ethanol plant located in Jackson, Nebraska was certified on May 6 with a carbon intensity (“CI”) rating of 26.67 and Elite […]

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CARB approves changes to LCFS

CARB approves changes to LCFS

October 1, 2018 |

In California, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved changes to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) last week designed to make the program a more versatile, comprehensive tool in the fight against climate change. Since 2011, the LCFS has been a cornerstone of California’s effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions and has spurred […]

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Biofuels industry teams with environmental groups to oppose CARB plans

Biofuels industry teams with environmental groups to oppose CARB plans

September 3, 2018 |

In California, DTN reports that Renewable Fuels Association, National Biodiesel Board, Environmental Defense Fund, Natural Resources Defense Council, Pacific Ethanol, Renewable Energy Group, American Lung Association in California, Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, NextGen California, California Advanced Biofuel Alliance and others wrote to the Chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board asking the agency to […]

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RFA to CARB: Ethanol Plays Key Role in LCFS Success Story

RFA to CARB: Ethanol Plays Key Role in LCFS Success Story

April 29, 2018 |

In Washington, D.C., ethanol has played a key role in the success of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and is poised to make even greater contributions to the state’s climate policy objectives if certain regulatory actions are taken to allow greater market access, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) said in comments submitted this week to […]

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California LFCS carbon dioxide prices crumble as CARB seeks to slow progress towards 2030 goals

California LFCS carbon dioxide prices crumble as CARB seeks to slow progress towards 2030 goals

March 14, 2018 |

In California, Bloomberg reports that carbon dioxide prices for the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard’s compliance program have been crumbling in light of the Air Resources Board’s rejigging of the fuels policy that would see less ambitious carbon cuts through 2030. Prices for CO2 were quoted in early March at $74 per metric ton, the […]

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Construction underway for USA’s largest on-farm dairy RNG project

Construction underway for USA’s largest on-farm dairy RNG project

February 17, 2018 |

In California, Renewable Dairy Fuels (RDF), a business unit of AMP Americas, said that construction is underway on the country’s largest on-farm anaerobic digester-to-vehicle fuel operation. Located in Fair Oaks, Indiana, the dairy project will be the company’s second biogas facility producing renewable natural gas from dairy waste for transportation fuel. The new facility will […]

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California Supreme Court sides with Poet on first of two pending CARB cases

California Supreme Court sides with Poet on first of two pending CARB cases

August 31, 2017 |

In California, the state’s Supreme Court has sent the case known as Poet I back to Fresno County Superior Court rather than hearing the case itself, denying the state’s Air Resources Board’s request to review the appellate court decision that basically put the onus on the board to undertake a review of the Low Carbon […]

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CARB certifies additive that will make B20 the cleanest fuel nationwide

CARB certifies additive that will make B20 the cleanest fuel nationwide

July 26, 2017 |

In California, the California Air Resource Board announced on July 20, 2017 that it has certified a biodiesel additive that will make B20 blends in California the cleanest proven and tested diesel fuel with the lowest emissions profile available anywhere in the U.S. The additive takes already clean-burning biodiesel and ensures it reduces every measurable regulated […]

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CARB approves 12 new biodiesel and renewable diesel pathways

CARB approves 12 new biodiesel and renewable diesel pathways

March 28, 2017 |

In California, the Air Resources Board has approved eight new biodiesel pathways and another four for renewable diesel under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard using its CA-GREET 2.0 model. The biodiesel pathways are for tallow, soy oil and UCO feedstocks produced at Delek Renewables’ facilities in Texas and Arkansas, two for REG’s Newton, Iowa biodiesel […]

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CARB updates carbon intensity for sugarcane and sweet sorghum

CARB updates carbon intensity for sugarcane and sweet sorghum

May 17, 2016 |

In California, California Ethanol & Power, LLC (CE&P) announced the updated carbon intensity (CI) for its anticipated sugarcane and sweet sorghum ethanol. On May 9, 2016, California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) under the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) released recertified fuel pathways from their updated GREET model which evaluates the energy and emission effects […]

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