Low-carbon fuels in Washington: Is mandate needed to spur technological breakthrough?

Nathan Parker, a UC Davis researcher who helped produce the study, said no biofuels manufacturer in the U.S. is currently using Washington’s two sources in cellulosic biofuels production. In eight years, Parker said the state could be looking at “a different world” when it comes to biofuels manufacturing. He said a low-carbon fuels standard is needed to generate market demand for such a product.

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