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 […]

Clean fuels made from Washington, in Washington and for Washington

Yesterday,  Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels, LLC, (NWAB), a renewable energy development company, announced it had secured $600 million in funding to develop a renewable fuels production facility in Grays Harbor. The company will invest a total of $1.6 billion in the plant, which will produce 60 million gallons of low carbon jet fuel made from waste […]

It’s About the Economy: Job Creation Opportunities for Rural Washington

We can produce more low-carbon fuels in Washington state. It is time to stop exporting them to our neighbors. Rural communities in Washington state, from the Pacific coast to the Idaho border, stand to benefit from a clean fuel standard (CFS). The big story is about jobs. Implementing a CFS modeled after those in California […]

How We Can Plug In $3 Billion To Washington’s Economy

The electric car economy is a key driver of the zero-carbon revolution. Electric vehicles (EVs) aren’t new news, but the technology has evolved to the point that they’re affordable for most drivers and result in savings over the life of the vehicle. There is an obvious environmental advantage anywhere a driver swaps their gas-burning ride […]