CARB Draws Industry Support, Plans For Tightening LCFS Requirements

May 24, 2023
California air board officials are drawing support and differing proposals from the alternative-fuel industry on their plans to tighten gasoline and diesel carbon intensity (CI) requirements under the low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS), which include an “auto-acceleration mechanism” (AAM) that would strengthen future CI mandates without regulatory amendments if certain market conditions emerge. “If designed appropriately, an acceleration mechanism could allow California to more rapidly leverage future innovations in transportation and fuels to achieve transportation-sector greenhouse gas reductions earlier,” said Jeff...

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