Latest

IncubEx hires former broker to build out renewable fuels business

Published 20:41 on June 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:41 on June 6, 2019  /  Americas, Bavardage, Canada, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Product and business development firm IncubEx has hired a senior vice president from an international biofuels brokerage firm to help expand the company’s offering into renewable fuel-based environmental products.

Read More
Latest

Washington state legislators, localities planning next steps for LCFS push

Published 22:36 on June 5, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:36 on June 5, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Washington state lawmakers will engage with fellow legislators and stakeholders for the rest of 2019 as they restart efforts to pass a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) bill next year, while a Seattle-area clean air agency is planning its own rulemaking process for a regional clean fuels programme.

Read More
Latest

Costco among six companies to make up OCFP credit shortfall this summer

Published 22:28 on June 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:28 on June 3, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Multinational retailer Costco and five other transportation fuel importers will enter the Oregon’s Clean Fuels Programs’ (OCFP) Credit Clearance Market (CCM) to complete their credit purchases for the 2018 compliance year, the state environmental agency announced late Friday.

Read More
Latest

California slaps Tesoro with $1.36 mln fine for LCFS reporting violations

Published 19:08 on May 31, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:39 on May 31, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB released a $1.36 million settlement agreement on Thursday with fuel refiner and marketer Tesoro for misreporting six years’ worth of data under the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), including several million gallons of deficit-generating fuel.

Read More
Latest

US EPA abandons trading restrictions in finalised RIN reform package

Published 17:04 on May 31, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:13 on May 31, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

The US EPA released its final rule on Friday for allowing year-round sales of 15% ethanol blends and increasing transparency in the biofuel credit (RIN) market under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), but the agency dropped several proposed restrictions on credit trading for the time being.

Read More
Latest

UPDATE – US Carbon Pricing Roundup for week ending May 24

Published 18:22 on May 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:16 on May 24, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

A summary of legislative and regulatory action on carbon pricing and clean energy at the US subnational and federal level taken this week, including the push to finish Oregon’s WCI-modelled cap-and-trade proposal, Maryland’s governor proposing an alternative method of achieving 100% clean electricity, and several developments related to compliance waivers and proposed biofuel credit trading reforms under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.

Read More
Latest

US court rejects request for EPA to temporarily halt biofuel credit waivers

Published 21:10 on May 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:10 on May 17, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

A US appeals court turned down a biofuel trade group’s motion on Friday to temporarily halt 2018 compliance waivers under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), but the organisation’s related lawsuit against the EPA’s accelerated use of these exemptions will continue.

Read More
Latest

US Carbon Pricing Roundup for week ending May 17

Published 18:16 on May 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:16 on May 17, 2019  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

A summary of legislative and regulatory action on carbon pricing and clean energy at the US subnational and federal level taken this week, including the New Hampshire legislature passing a bill to divert RGGI funding to energy efficiency projects and remove an exit clause, the US House of Representatives discussing carbon taxes in the chamber’s tax-writing committee, and California officials floating the idea of banning internal combustion engines to counter federal vehicle fuel standard rollbacks.

Read More
Latest

Oregon to hold Credit Clearance Market for Clean Fuels Program on June 1

Published 18:57 on May 16, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:52 on May 16, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a Credit Clearance Market under the state’s Clean Fuels Program (OCFP) next month for entities that did not meet the low-carbon fuel standard’s 2018 compliance deadline.

Read More
Latest

US Supreme Court denies industry appeal of Oregon LCFS

Published 22:44 on May 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:44 on May 14, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

The US Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal from several fossil fuel and business trade groups that challenged that the Oregon Clean Fuels Program (OCFP) illegally regulates interstate commerce, thereby allowing the state’s low-carbon fuel standard to withstand another legal test.

Read More

We use cookies to improve your website experience and to analyse our traffic. We also share non-personally identifiable information about your use of our site with our analytics partners. By continuing to use our site, you agree to this. More information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close