Description: State enforcement action seeking civil penalties for alleged violations of Low Carbon Fuel Standard by transportation fuels provider.
People ex rel. California Air Resources Board v. Paramount Petroleum Corp.
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 12/09/2016 Complaint Complaint filed. California Sought Penalties for Violations of Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The California attorney general commenced an action against a provider of transportation fuels seeking civil penalties for violations of the State’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) regulations. The complaint alleged that the defendants introduced fuels into California that did not meet LCFS carbon intensity standards, and that the defendants should have obtained credits to offset the fuels’ greenhouse gas emissions. The complaint also alleged that the defendants submitted false information to the California Air Resources Board in compliance reports and other documents.