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New Mexico's Clean Fuel Standard Will Ignite State's Green Economy

March 11, 2021
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Albuquerque, NM (March 11, 2021) — Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released the following statement applauding the passage of a clean fuel standard in New Mexico:

“The passage of a clean fuel standard in New Mexico will have a profound impact on igniting the green economy in the nation’s third-largest oil-producing state,” said Gene Harrington, BIO’s Director of State Government Affairs. “Not only will New Mexico’s clean fuel standard help to reduce emissions, it will provide new revenue streams for farmers to sell their crops and animal waste for fuel and will incentivize sustainable agriculture. And the increasing support for a clean fuel standard from the private sector is further proof that policies supporting sustainable fuels are also good for business. BIO and the New Mexico Clean Fuels Coalition look forward to working with state lawmakers to implement the clean fuel standard and begin decarbonizing the state’s transportation sector.”

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