California Floats Controversial Biomethane Procurement Rule To Cut GHGs

January 7, 2022
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is proposing controversial procurement targets for biomethane, or renewable natural gas, for gas utilities, heightening debate between environmentalists and industry over supply availability, costs to ratepayers and potential pollution impacts. Members of the Bioenergy Association of California are “very excited about this proposed decision [PD] -- it’s hard to overstate how important it is in terms of addressing climate change,” says Julia Levin, executive director of the industry group, in an interview with Inside...

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