7 states join opposition to Calif. low-carbon fuel rule

“It is none of California’s business how farmers in Nebraska choose to grow their corn.”

Climatewire reports:

Seven Midwestern states are joining ethanol and petroleum producers in opposing enforcement of California’s low-carbon fuel standard.

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning (R) filed a brief March 12 in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals against California’s request to continue enforcing its regulation. It was co-signed by the attorneys general of Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota.

In a sharply worded filing, Bruning — who is running for Nebraska’s open Senate seat — called California’s fuel standard “egregious” and “outrageous.” He said it would jeopardize the sale of billions of dollars of Midwestern ethanol…

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One thought on “7 states join opposition to Calif. low-carbon fuel rule”

  1. okay then, let’s just go ahead and file a quit-claim on California in favor of Mexico. They want it. Let ’em have it. Then seal off the border like Escape from NY.

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