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2011-02-04 09:44:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Air Resources Board (ARB) has appointed Christopher Frantz, a Principal at Endicott Biofuels, LLC (EBF), to its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) advisory panel. The LCFS comprises the framework and regulations for enacting state law AB32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act. This panel will meet throughout 2011 to provide assistance and input to the ARB staff regarding the implementation of the legislation. "Endicott, with...

2011-01-07 09:01:00

SAO PAULO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) announced today that Joel Velasco, the organization's Washington, DC-based Chief Representative for North America, is leaving the position he has held since 2007, to join Amyris, Inc., as Senior Vice-President, External Relations. "Joel has provided UNICA with wise counsel, effective strategy and solid results. We wish him well at Amyris and will continue cooperating in the future, as...

2010-11-18 20:02:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced today, following the recommendation of its Expert Workgroup and staff, that it will revisit its lifecycle greenhouse gas emission modeling particularly with regard to the indirect land use change (ILUC) estimates under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The following statement should be attributed to Joel Velasco, Chief Representative in North America of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry...

2010-08-03 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The implementation of a nationwide low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) in the United States would increase global greenhouse gas emissions by up to 19 million metric tons each year - contradicting the claim of LCFS advocates that the standard would reduce such emissions - according to a study issued today. The study assumes that because an LCFS would prevent American refineries from importing petroleum obtained from oil sands in neighboring Western...

2010-07-21 11:29:00

Ads urge residents to call their lawmakers, oppose effort to attach job-killing Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) to Senate energy and climate bill WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As efforts continue behind closed-doors in Washington to attach a job-killing Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) to upcoming energy legislation in the Senate, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) announced today the purchase of television and radio time all across the Midwest with an eye on educating...

2010-06-16 18:03:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California today denied California's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) regulations implemented by the California Air Resources Board as part of "AB 32," California's Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. "We applaud the court's decision to allow this legal challenge to California's LCFS to move forward," Charles Drevna, president of NPRA, the National...

2010-06-08 14:30:00

CALGARY, June 8 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said today a protest against development of Canada's oil sands is a misguided attempt to promote environmental activism based on misinformation and rhetoric, not facts. "The Canadian oil and gas industry is committed to achieving an appropriate balance of what energy consumers tell us they want - environmental protection, economic growth and safe, reliable energy supplies," said CAPP president Dave Collyer....

2010-05-12 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A climate change bill proposed today by Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) should be rejected because it would hurt American families and workers, weaken the nation's economic recovery and harm U.S. national security, according to NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association. "The draconian carbon reduction targets and timetables in this bill would trigger destructive change in America's economic climate,"...

2010-05-06 17:51:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In court papers filed yesterday, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) defended the State of California's right to lower the carbon footprint of transportation fuels used in that state. UNICA, the leading trade association for the Brazilian ethanol industry, filed an Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) brief rebutting lawsuits filed against California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) by the petroleum, trucking and corn ethanol industries....

2010-03-31 12:00:00

PHOENIX, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A long-time leader in protecting the environment, Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) today announced that 20 percent of the trucks it is adding to its fleet in 2010 are natural gas vehicles (NGV). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/RSLOGO) Beginning in April, the Company will be adding 226 NGV trucks to 10 facilities in its Western region. Republic's Allied Waste divisions in Gardena, Sun Valley, Anaheim, Long Beach, Pacheco and...


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