Fueling the Future: A Plan to Reduce California's Oil Dependence

Report
September 25, 2002

California's demand for gasoline is expected to grow by 30 percent by 2020, a pace the state's refineries will not be able to keep up with. This September 2002 report says that motorists will face higher prices and volatility at the gas pump unless the state reduces petroleum demand through a combination of fuel efficiency, advanced vehicle technologies, public education and smart growth.