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E2 Advocacy Projects: Advancing the Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

Objective

To foster the development of effective Clean Fuel Standards to create markets for cleaner fuels, stimulate job growth, and reduce the carbon emissions from transportation fuels.

**Read E2's Biofuel Market Report, released Sept 2012

Background

Low Carbon Fuel Network 3/3/11 Webinar: Biofuel Policy Spotlight (recording)
The first quarterly Low Carbon Fuel Network webinar, this edition featured regional updates on LCFS policies in California, the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic, and Oregon, in addition to a Federal biofuel policy update.

California LCFS Program Background
This page provides information regarding ARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program background pursuant to the California Assembly Bill AB 32 and the Governor's Executive Order S-01-07.

News articles

Researchers: National LCFS would address RFS weaknesses - Jul 19, 2012, Ethanol Producer Magazine

California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Back on Track For Now - Apr 24, 2012, KQED

California tightens up its Clean Fuel Standard - Dec 20, 2011, Business Green

Navy and USDA announce largest ever government purchase of biofuel - Dec 7, 2011, USDA Press

Obama demands stricter fuel standards - May 22, 2010, The Boston Globe

Air Resources Board moves to cut carbon use - Apr 24, 2009, San Francisco Chronicle

E2 Statements/Letters

E2 Supports DOD Energy Initiatives (Aug 29, 2012)

CFS Letter to AG of 11 States (Apr 24, 2012)

E2 Supports LCFS in letter to ARB (Dec 15, 2011)

Advanced Biofuel Industry Support Letter for Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Low Carbon Fuel Standard (Nov 15, 2010)

California's Proposition 23 is Bad for Biofuels (Oct 4, 2010)

Letter Opposing AB 2311 (Mar 5, 2010)

Related publications

Businesses, Utilities Support California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard
Environmental Entrepreneurs, along with a diverse group of business leaders from across California, released an advertisement in the Sacramento Bee supporting California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The group represents tens of thousands of California workers - including the state's largest electricity and natural gas providers and two of the world's leading car makers.

Northeast Clean Fuel Standard Press
As the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic unveils its economic analysis for the Clean Fuel Standard, E2 supports this environmental and economic win-win.

E2 Advanced Biofuel Market Report 2011

Creating a Large, Guaranteed Market for Advanced Biofuels Through a LCFS (full report)
E2 factsheet

Creating a Large, Guaranteed Market for Advanced Biofuels Through a LCFS (short version)
E2 factsheet

LCFS in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region
Encouraging newly elected governors in the Northeast to continue working on the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.

CA Prop 23 puts Advanced Biofuel Industry at Risk
September 2010 E2 Newsletter Article

Union of Concerned Scientists LCFS page
Union of Concerned Scientists explores a national Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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