Clean Fuel Standards are enjoying something of a resurgence, with states from coast to coast (including Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois and New York) considering joining California and Oregon in adopting this proven model to support transportation decarbonization. Washington, DC is also taking notice. Read more >
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December 14, 2020 10:16 AM EDT
January 7, 2020 1:35 PM EDT
This week I joined the Great Plains Institute, the American Coalition for Ethanol and many other stakeholders in calling for Midwestern states to adopt clean fuel standards to cut transportation emissions by moving away from carbon intensive gasoline and diesel fuels toward cleaner transportation fuels, including electricity and low carbon biofuels. Clean fuel standards are already in place in California, Oregon and British Columbia. and several other states and jurisdictions are actively considering implementing similar measures.
July 8, 2019 9:37 AM EDT
It may well be that both types of approaches are needed to grapple with the climate crisis that is upon us. Read more >
March 7, 2019 11:00 AM EDT
The climate crisis demands an immediate response on multiple fronts, and while in Washington DC the Trump administration is attempting to reverse the progress of the last administration, in Washington state legislators are tackling the challenge head on.
July 25, 2018 10:12 AM EDT
Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is gone, but the messes he created will be with us for a long time. His approach to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) took an already complicated policy and turned it upside down. Here, we untangle the opaque way Pruitt rigged the system for his fossil fuel friends and what this means for the ongoing RFS rulemaking.