Federal appeals court overrules unconstitutionality of LCFS

September 19, 2013 |

In California, U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals partially overturned an early ruling that said the Low Carbon Fuels Standard was anti-constitutional because it allegedly broke inter-state commerce laws. The three-judge panel sent the case back to the lower court to determine if the LCFS is discriminatory against ethanol. It did not make a judgment as to whether the RFS supersedes the LCFS.

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