Low-Carbon Fuel Standard Would Be Bad News


All the environmental rage in Washington has been centered around three words — cap and trade. A new threat expands the word count by one. It’s called low-carbon fuel standard.

It’s only a proposal at this point, but a dangerous one, according to State Rep. David Wolkins. The Winona Lake Republican, long active in environmental issues at the state level, penned a recent column in the South Bend Tribune.

Wolkins writes, in part:

"(An LCFS) is not about making the fuel in your car today better, cleaner or more affordable; but it is designed to make the fuels we rely on today more scarce, more expensive and less available. To that end, it will be successful."

It’s termed another job-killing mandate. Sounds like the last thing we need to be talking about.

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