CFATS Expires in One Month – Will Congress Act?

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program is set to expire on October 4, 2014. With only four weeks to go until the program sunsets, Congress is operating on a tight deadline.  Since the CFATS program’s establishment in 2007, the...

/ September 3, 2014

CA Low Carbon Fuel Standard – A Giant Leap to Nowhere

The NRDC suggested in a recent blog post (Far from a Moonshot) that the technology challenges of producing cellulosic transportation fuels should have been easily resolved by now because these challenges are obviously not as difficult to conquer as the...

/ August 28, 2014

Fuels America Cries Doomsday, But the Truth Will Set You Free

Another day, another disingenuous ad from Fuels America. The latest absurdity claims that EPA’s proposed rule implementing the 2014 RFS will deal a fatal blow to the nascent cellulosic biofuels industry. The problem? EPA actually proposed raising the cellulosic mandate from...

/ August 26, 2014

Titanic Hypocrisy

In case you missed him, Leonardo DiCaprio, the guy who owns multiple homes, numerous cars and a private island that he’s developing into an eco-luxury resort—guess there aren’t enough luxury resorts in the world today—has been on break from acting. After...

/ August 25, 2014