Tag: low carbon fuel standard

POET’s two cases against California’s LCFS could result in suspension or major changes

POET’s two cases against California’s LCFS could result in suspension or major changes

March 9, 2017 |

In California, two court cases brought by POET against the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard have the potential to significantly change policy by either suspending the LCFS or by eliminating diesel from the law’s deficit and credit mechanism. The cases come in response to cases the company won against the LCFS in appellate court in […]

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British Columbia wants Alberta and Saskatchewan to join Low Carbon Fuel Standard

British Columbia wants Alberta and Saskatchewan to join Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 8, 2015 |

In Canada, British Columbia’s Energy and Mines Minister has challenged Alberta and other provinces to follow its lead on low carbon fuels in response to other COP 21 pledges that focus on GHG emissions reductions that don’t tackle fuel. The province introduced a Low Carbon Fuel Standard in 2008 mandating a minimum of 5% renewable […]

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As California Sizzles: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

As California Sizzles: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

August 31, 2015 |

Propel operates 43 Flex Fuel and 31 Biodiesel retail locations statewide, representing over 50,000 clean fuel transactions per month and 10,000,000 gallons of fuel sold to individual consumers annually. Between 2012 and 2014, Propel Fuels conducted extensive low carbon fuel customer surveys via LUX Research, an independent analytics firm. Survey respondents were intercepted while fueling at […]

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US federal court issues injunction against California Low Carbon Fuel Standard

US federal court issues injunction against California Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 30, 2011 |

US federal judge rules that California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard interferes with the “maintenance of a national economic union unfettered by state-imposed limitations on interstate commerce.” Today, we look at the ruling’s impact. Over the past several months, the Digest and other media noted that California was importing ethanol from Brazil, a 6000 mile, diesel-churning […]

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Popping the Hood on California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard: A Digest special series

Popping the Hood on California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard: A Digest special series

[ 0 ] December 9, 2010 |

LCFS? Sounds like alphabet soup to most people, and a yawner to wide sections of the biofuels industry. And catching up on emissions regulations is, at the best of times, like a visit to the dentist. But here’s our warning: if you don’t master California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard, and its implications on your business, […]

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Opinion: "A low-carbon fuel standard will do little to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it is a gift to the ethanol lobby."

Opinion: "A low-carbon fuel standard will do little to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but it is a gift to the ethanol lobby."

[ 0 ] August 23, 2010 |

Durwood Zaelke, President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development: “Biochar is a winning climate strategy that policymakers need to start supporting now to start drawing down excess CO2 that is on the verge of pushing the climate system past the tipping point for irreversible climate changes.” Russ Harding, Mackinac Center for Public Policy: […]

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