LCFC's 2018-2019 State Policy Campaigns

  • Participating as a leading organization in the effort to establish a Clean Fuel Standard in Washington State
  • Communicating with policy makers, industry leaders, and NGO's in multiple states regarding the benefits of market-based low carbon fuel policies
  • Advocating in California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) rulemaking to extend and expand California's LCFS program
  • Tracking state policies nationwide to keep LCFC membership apprised of all significant low carbon fuel policy developments
  • Serving as a member of the Clean Fuels Program Advisory Committee in Oregon
  • Serving as a subcommittee member of the California Dairy and Livestock Working Group tasked to facilitate development and implementation of market-based policies to reduce the release of short-lived climate pollutants

International Policy Activities

  • Lead organization for officially sanctioned Global Climate Action Summit Event, "DRIVING DECARBONIZATION:  How Low Carbon Fuel Standards are Transforming Transportation, Saving Lives, and Igniting Innovation.”
  • Advancing the work of below50 to expand the global market for the world’s most sustainable fuels
  • Technical partner and affiliate with Advanced Biofuels Canada to establish low carbon fuel policies in Canada
  • Technical partner and affiliate with Queensland Renewable Fuels Association to establish low carbon fuel policies in Australia
  • Working with multiple organizations to develop a low carbon fuel standard toolkit that can be utilized by jurisdictions around the world for policy design

LCFC Policy Achievements

  • Successfully advocated as part of a broad and diverse coalition for the passage of SB 32 and AB 197, extending California’s climate policies to 2030
  • Developed written materials and met with California lawmakers to emphasize the importance of the Low Carbon Fuels Standard as part of California’s climate strategy
  • Provided a technical briefing to California legislative staffers regarding the nature and benefits of California’s LCFS policy
  • Provided technical support to industry advocates and policy makers in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Ontario, and other states and provinces regarding low carbon fuel policy mechanisms
  • Coordinated the California program for the World Business Council’s launch of the below50 initiative in San Francisco at the Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial in 2016, held in conjunction with international climate negotiations.
  • Testified as the primary legislative witness for AB 692, establishing California state fleet procurement of very low carbon fuels
  • Supported the Re-adoption of the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) through comment campaigns, workshop participation, and meetings with ARB leadership
  • Participated in and submitted comments to dozens of public workshops and hearings pertaining to state level fuel policies and regulations
  • Successfully advocated along with other advocacy groups and industry for the approval of Oregon’s Clean Fuels Program
  • Developed and coordinated the campaign for a novel form of incentive, known as the Contract for Difference, from California’s GHG Reduction Fund (GGRF)