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2009-04-24 14:15:00

The California Air Resources Board adopted a new standard for fuel that will aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles by ten percent by 2020.

2009-04-23 22:48:00

California Air Resources Board votes to recognize sugarcane ethanol's carbon reduction levels SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugarcane ethanol passed a critical test today as the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved its long-awaited, first-of-its-kind Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

2009-04-23 21:54:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued a statement supporting the decision of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to adopt a new statewide fuel standard that calls for at least a 10 percent reduction in the carbon intensity of California's transportation fuels by 2020.

2009-04-23 12:49:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Wesley Clark, Co-Chairman of Growth Energy, a group committed to the promise of agriculture and growing America's economy through cleaner, greener energy, released the following statement on today's California Air Resources Board (ARB) hearing on the proposed Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS): "Today's ARB hearing has the potential to accelerate or freeze America's drive towards energy independence," said General Clark.

2009-04-24 00:45:00

Move Penalizes Green Biofuels and Lets Oil Off the Hook WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the California Air Resources Board voted to enact a standard that unfairly penalizes biofuels as compared to other fuels, including gasoline. "We're disappointed with the Board's vote," said General Wesley Clark, co-chairman of Growth Energy.

2009-04-23 23:35:00

Statement attributed to Tim O'Connor, attorney for Environmental Defense Fund SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund commends the California Air Resources Board for today adopting the world's first Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) that, once implemented, can dramatically reduce the environmental impact of transportation.

2009-04-23 19:19:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Monica-based Miles Electric Vehicles, Inc.

2009-04-21 14:02:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 23, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) is expected to vote to adopt a first-in-the-world Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), aimed at reducing the carbon content of the transportation fuels used in the state.

2009-04-20 13:34:00

Say Recent Public Comments From Other Leading Universities Underscore Need to Slow Down and Get The Science Right LIVERMORE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In a letter submitted to California Air Resources Board (CARB) Chair Mary Nichols on Monday, several leading scientists warned CARB about the premature and erroneous inclusion of indirect carbon effects in the proposed LCFS, and called for an independent third party review of the issue.

2009-04-20 04:00:00

Broad Expert Objection To Proposed Renewable Fuel Standard CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB), an arm of the State's Environmental Protection Agency, will end its comment period next week on the merits of adopting the Golden State's proposed Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). With only days remaining before the comment period ends April 24, increasing numbers of university professors, scientists, researchers, and industry trade organizations have...


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