Nebraska, other states seek review of ethanol decision via @JournalStarNews http://t.co/VmeS3qjqXy
California's Carbon Spending Rush - @WSJopinion http://t.co/0O3wlkInlW
"California seems to be the place where bad ideas go to live—and reproduce." - @WSJopinion #LCFS http://t.co/0O3wlkInlW
Calif. Senate leader will drop carbon tax proposal, sources say http://t.co/NAjJc7JfOY via @debra_kahn @EEPublishing
@lbarronlopez Did you catch that opposition to "Spending gov $$ to develop alternate sources of fuel for automobiles" has 2x in ten years?
RT @climatesolution: @GovInslee: through exec action, we could require producers to give us cleaner fuels. #CDLive
RT @waproplawyer: .@GovInslee tells #CDLive #LowCarbonFuelStandard remains key part of his #climatechange agenda. How will it integrate w/ …
RT @waproplawyer: .@GovInslee tells #CDLive he might support #climatechange ballot initiative. Absent price tag, could be hard sell to WA v…
" @GovInslee has made it clear that his governorship will rise or fall on his success with climate." http://t.co/Usk16Uzi8w
"I doubt that Washington Legislature is going to pass a bill that says, 'Go join California's #capandtrade system" .http://t.co/Usk16Uzi8w

Oregon Governor Announces He Will Circumvent State Legislature to Move LCFS Forward

February 19, 2014 | No Comments

Oregon’s Governor John Kitzhaber announced last week that he will use his executive authority to move forward with the state’s controversial Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). Sound familiar? It should. In our last post, we noted that Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has also threatened to circumvent the state legislature and force the implementation of … Read More

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Will Washington State Governor Inslee Push LCFS Despite High Costs for Consumers?

January 30, 2014 | No Comments

Remarks by the head of a state agency at a recent Washington Senate hearing indicate Democratic Governor Jay Inslee is exploring the possibility of moving forward with a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) through executive action.  Those remarks are being met with stiff resistance from a diverse coalition within the state concerned that an LCFS … Read More

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Recent Activity in Washington and California keeps LCFS Issue Up in the Air in 2014

January 22, 2014 | No Comments

Despite the fact that the federal government and state governments across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions appear to have cooled (at least for now) on the idea of a low carbon fuel standard, recent activity in California and Washington has shown that the issue remains the subject of considerable attention and controversy on the West … Read More

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New York Times Mistaken on LCFS

November 20, 2013 | No Comments

The New York Times seems to be the only publication to endorse a recent climate agreement by the Governors of California, Oregon and Washington, and the premier of British Columbia. Among other things, the new pact calls for imposing a Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) on American consumers. Interestingly, the news outlets in the states … Read More

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Latest LCFS Proposed Mandates Will Face Strong Opposition from Consumers

November 3, 2013 | No Comments

Advocates for costly fuel and energy mandates are at it again: this time, the Governors of California, Oregon and Washington, along with the premier of British Columbia recently signed an agreement developed behind closed doors to coordinate on climate change policy, including imposing a low-carbon fuel standard on consumers. The announcement came as a surprise … Read More

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ICYMI: Oregonian Editorial: Initiative Offers Counterpoint to Kitzhaber’s Low-Carbon Commitment

October 30, 2013 | No Comments

For The Oregonian’s Editorial Board: Gov. John Kitzhaber charged up his “green” street cred this month by signing a pair of interstate agreements affirming his commitment to alternative fuels, low-emission vehicles and a slew of policies designed to combat global warming. The governor’s goals, and those of his peers in participating states, are tough to … Read More

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Oregon’s Department Of Justice Supporting Bad Deal for Consumers

October 28, 2013 | No Comments

Policy Supported by ODOJ Could Lead to Higher Costs, Fewer Jobs in the State   Last week The Oregonian Editorial board predicted that the legal battle over Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program—which is another name for a fuel rationing mandate that will raise motorists’ costs at the pump—could drag into early 2014. That prediction was confirmed by a recent statement from the … Read More

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Oregon’s Department Of Justice Supporting Bad Deal for Consumers

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Policy Supported by ODOJ Could Lead to Higher Costs, Fewer Jobs in the State Last week The Oregonian Editorial board predicted that the legal battle over Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program—which is another name for a fuel rationing mandate that will raise motorists’ costs at the pump—could drag into early 2014. That prediction was confirmed by a recent statement from the Oregon … Read More

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