CARB Delays Vote On Major LCFS Updates Until After November Elections

June 7, 2024
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is delaying a vote on a sweeping update to the state’s low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) until after the November elections, with sources surmising that officials are trying to avoid hurting Democrats running for office because the new rules are expected to noticeably raise gasoline and diesel prices. “I think there’s a general belief, and I share it, that CARB is purposefully slowing down the LCFS regulatory changes until after the election, because a spike...

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