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 […]

The Truth About the Oft-Cited “LAO Report”

In 2018, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) of California produced a report (LAO Report) evaluating the state’s transportation climate policies. The LAO Report included a summary and evaluation of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate and other regulatory programs. Ultimately, the authors of that report suggested that the LCFS […]

National Low Carbon Fuel Standard Proposed By Bipartisan EPA Administrators

Heading Two Citing the need to fully protect public health and the environment, last week, a bipartisan group of six former U.S. EPA administrators published a letter calling for a national low carbon fuel standard. The group includes Lee Thomas (Reagan), William Reilly (H.W. Bush), Carol Browner (Clinton), Christine Todd Whitman (W. Bush), Lisa Jackson (Obama), and Gina […]