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GHG emissions reporting now mandatory in US


April 26, 2010
By Andy Marshall

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April 26, 2010, Oklahoma – Release of the first comprehensive national system for mandatory
reporting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in the United States is
likely to change the lives of many farmers and ranchers across the
country.
April 26, 2010, Oklahoma – Release of the first comprehensive national
system for mandatory
reporting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in the United States is
likely to change the lives of many farmers and ranchers across the
country. With these new regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) requires reporting by 25 industrial categories of direct emitting
sources – which includes some farm facilities.

One way a cattle operation can ensure it falls below the minimum GHG
reporting requirements is to install an anaerobic digester, which will
greatly diminish the methane the operation emits.

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