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New Environmental Review Process Delays California's LCFS Readoption

February 19, 2015
SACRAMENTO, CA -- California air board officials have delayed formal readoption of their low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) because they have incorporated a new environmental-impact review process into their regulatory adoption schedule due to court rulings that found they had violated review requirements. Rather than formally adopt the LCFS and other rules as they have previously, California Air Resources Board (CARB) officials have now implemented a “two-step process” where proposed rules are presented to the board, returned to staff for environmental...