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National Low Carbon Fuel Standard

How California is Breaking the Petroleum Habit

Mary Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Nichols

The California Low Carbon Fuel Standard is starkly simple. It requires that all transportation fuels have, on average, ten-percent less carbon intensity than today's gasoline by 2020.

Green News Report - April 28, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Swine flu protection, nuthin' but pork, said the Republicans; California's new fuel regulations threaten corn ethanol; Does ...

11 States Move to Develop a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

Nathanael Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

A "low carbon fuel standard" (LCFS) is a market-based, technologically neutral policy to address the carbon content of fuels. 11 states have banded together to start developing this.