Tag: CARB

CARB approves SCS Global Services for LCFS verification

CARB approves SCS Global Services for LCFS verification

May 14, 2020 |

In California, SCS Global Services is now approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as a verification body for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The goal of the LCSF is to reduce the carbon intensity of California’s transportation fuel pool. The program also provides a range of low-carbon and renewable alternatives ultimately reducing […]

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CARB seeking public comment on RTE’s proposed CCS-related pathways

CARB seeking public comment on RTE’s proposed CCS-related pathways

February 6, 2020 |

In California, the Air Resources Board together with the state’s Environmental Protection Agency have opened up a public comment period for Red Trail Energy’s application seeking approval for two designed-based starch ethanol pathways to take into account CO2 sequestration. The company already has two approved pathways for corn starch ethanol but if CO2 is sequestered […]

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CARB settles with Tesoro for $1.36 million for violating LCFS

CARB settles with Tesoro for $1.36 million for violating LCFS

June 6, 2019 |

In California, the California Air Resources Board announced a $1.36 million settlement with Tesoro Refining & Marketing, LLC for violating the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The LCFS requires that regulated fuel producers report the carbon generated in the production of transportation fuels sold in California. In this case, the company misreported 1.9 billion gallons […]

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Biobased diesel fuels deliver largest carbon emission reductions for transportation

Biobased diesel fuels deliver largest carbon emission reductions for transportation

June 2, 2019 |

In California, new data gathered by the California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard program, shows that biobased diesel fuels like Neste MY Renewable Diesel deliver the state’s biggest reduction in carbon emissions for the transportation sector. “This study from CARB is a welcome confirmation: renewable diesel can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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Tesoro fined $1.36M for LCFS violations

Tesoro fined $1.36M for LCFS violations

June 2, 2019 |

In California, the California Air Resources Board announced a $1.36 million settlement with Tesoro Refining & Marketing, LLC for violating the Low Carbon Fuel Standard. In this case, the company misreported 1.9 billion gallons of gasoline, diesel, biodiesel and ethanol, including underreporting 403 million gallons of LCFS deficit-generating fuels. “California’s programs to address climate change […]

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CARB data shows 100% LCFS compliance in 2018

CARB data shows 100% LCFS compliance in 2018

May 21, 2019 |

In California, new 2018 data from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) indicates that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) continues to drive production of a growing volume of cleaner transportation fuels for California consumers: to date almost 3.3 billion gallons of petroleum diesel have been displaced by clean, low-carbon alternatives. The 2018 data also shows fuel […]

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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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