Clean Fuel Standard Can Aid Climate, Health, and Jobs

The bill is simple: it requires big oil companies to gradually increase the amount of renewable or other low-carbon fuels into the fuel they already sell; invest in clean transportation like electric vehicles and buses or through programs like direct customer rebates for the cleanest cars. The bill directly reduces harmful pollution and climate-altering greenhouse […]

Olympia Should Finally Adopt a Clean Fuel Standard

In Washington state, the Senate is debating legislation to create a clean fuel standard. Under the proposed law, oil companies would simply have to blend low carbon fuel made from renewable or waste resources with the fuel they already sell. These standards are already in place in California, Oregon, and British Columbia. By asking fuel […]

Union Of Concerned Scientists Endorses Clean Fuel Standard

  “Replacing petroleum with renewable electricity and other clean transportation fuels is among the most critical steps to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.” The Union of Concerned Scientists, an organization of nearly 250 scientists, analysts, policy and communication experts dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future, recently issued a report emphatically […]

Cleaner Fuels Will Help Bolster Washington’s Dairy Industry

Lower milk prices have many family dairies screaming, “Holy cow!” But the secret to prolonged success isn’t in the milk alone. If small dairies are going to survive, it’s time for cows to pass a lot of gas. Here’s where we’re at now: Things are not looking good for the average American dairy farmer. Nearly […]

Will Cleaner Fuels Really Reduce Forest Fires?

  As relentless wildfires rage their way down and across the West, there’s an obvious question to ask: “How do we stop or slow down these deadly fires?” One answer lies in making a switch to clean fuels. To some, the connection between wildfires, climate change, and clean fuels is tangential. Others claim this summer’s […]