Low Carbon Fuel Standard

The Washington Department of Ecology will develop rules to establish a Clean Fuels Program (Program) that reduces the overall carbon intensity of transportation fuels used in the state by 20% below 2017 levels by 2038. The Program standards must be based on the carbon intensity of gasoline, gasoline substitutes, diesel, and diesel substitutes. The Program must go into effect no later than January 1, 2023.

(Reference Revised Code of Washington 70A.535.005-70A.535.140)

Jurisdiction: Washington

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Apr 28, 2021

Technologies: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Natural Gas

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