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California Lawmakers’ Bills Aim To Boost Natural Gas Under Fuel Programs

March 13, 2019
Several California Democratic lawmakers are pushing bills to boost natural gas and propane under the state’s low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) and a major alternative fuel and vehicle fund, following criticism that the programs unfairly focus on subsidizing electricity and hydrogen while ignoring other fuels that can cut greenhouse gases and air pollutants. The proposed legislation reflects a growing rift among California lawmakers and regulators about how to achieve the state’s aggressive GHG targets for 2030 and 2050 and conventional air...

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