CARB Floats Options To Tighten LCFS Targets, Phase Out Biomethane Credit

November 17, 2022
California air officials are floating new options to tighten requirements under the state’s low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS), including hiking the overall 2030 carbon intensity (CI)-reduction target by 15 percentage points -- up to 35 percent from 2010 levels -- and phasing out credit for renewable natural gas (RNG), also known as biomethane. Based on updated information, “RNG really needs to be used in the hard-to-electrify sectors, and that’s something that has been identified in the scoping plan,” said Cheryl Laskowski,...

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