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The Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) can play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and stimulating improvements in transportation fuel technologies so that California can meet its climate policy goals. In Part 1 of this study we evaluated the technical feasibility of achieving a 10...
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Executive Order S-1-07, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) (January 18, 2007), calls for a reduction of at least 10 percent in the carbon intensity of California’s transportation fuels by 2020. It instructed the Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency to coordinate...
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Weeds are responsible for extensive annual losses of agricultural production although convincing estimates of such loss are largely unavailable, particularly in Australia. Recognition of the economic cost of weeds is important for a number of reasons which include the rationalization of weed...
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The economic impact of weeds on farms in the New England Region of New South Wales is estimated from data from a cross -sectional survey. Weeds can be classed as noxious or declared plants, plants that the farmers perceived as weeds, and trees -- which many farmers also perceived as weeds....
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The poplar species, Populus deltoides provides types which are ecologically well suited to the rich alluvial soils of the north coast. This study uses a simple simulation model and linear programming to explore the economics of introducing poplars into farm plans on this soil type. If the price...
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