Californian Low Carbon Fuel Standard

The Californian Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulation was introduced to reduce the carbon intensity (CI) of transportation fuel used in California by at least 10 percent by 2020 from a 2010 baseline.

The LCFS is one of the key measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California but also has other significant benefits. It transforms and diversifies the fuel pool in California to reduce petroleum dependency and achieves air quality benefits, which are both State priorities.


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