Biofuels: Challenges To Calif.'s Transportation Network

Law360, New York (September 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The United States stands at the threshold of transitioning from an economy with a transportation sector that is dominated by the use of fossil fuels to one that is based on low carbon fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel.

Beginning with decisions in California and New York to phase out the oxygenate methyl tertiary-butyl ether (“MTBE”), gasoline refiners are increasingly using ethanol to meet the reformulated gasoline program required by the Clean Air Act of 1990.

The Energy Security Act of 2005 has further driven the...
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