The Ethanol Papers - Paperturn manuscript - Flipbook - Page 179
California Government Seeks New Ways To Screw
Public Using Energy Concerns
Originally published February 4, 2015
CALSTART is a California-based organization of more than 140 firms, fleets,
and agencies who are supposedly dedicated to supporting a growing high-tech,
clean transportation industry that cleans the air, creates jobs, cuts imported oil
and reduces global warming emissions.
Yesterday, the president and CEO of CALSTART, along with the president of
the Advanced Biofuels Association issued a joint news release titled "California
should stay on track with standard on cleaner fuels." (You can read the entire
If I was to write a kindly response to this story I would say, "Shucks, looks like
they missed the mark again."
The problem with that response is that I would be dishonest. The honest response is to say that once again the California government and its self-interested appointee organizations are about to level another scam that milks and
bilks the working public of its hard-earned income.
If CARB or CALSTART really had any interest in low-carbon fuels; freeing us
from foreign oil dependency, and trying to make the environment healthier; they
would have long ago mandated the use of the two fuels that are available to do
the job. These two fuels are compressed natural gas (CNG) and ethanol.