Results tagged union+of+concerned+scientists

Los Angeles Times: California, federal methods to push renewable-fuel use stir conflict

Sacramento in 2007 set a ceiling on the amount of carbon dioxide and other gases that vehicles statewide can emit. The goal was to lower the ceiling gradually, leaving refiners to decide how best to reduce the carbon content of their fuels.

EarthTechling: Biofuel Pullback Urged To Relieve Food Pressure

Biofuels made from nonfood feedstocks, are beginning to trickle into the market. But because the amounts are likely to remain small, the Union of Concerned Scientists is urging that federal regulators back off on the overall biofuel mandate in order to relieve pressure on food prices and supplies.