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Senators concerned methane plan will hurt ag


April 21, 2014 – It wasn’t long ago when aggies concerned about rumors of EPA regulation of methane from cows through a so-called ‘cow tax’ were the butt of jokes in some circles.

Now the Obama Administration’s methane reduction strategy released in March is raising concern among U.S. senators that the agency is moving forward with regulating methane emissions from cattle through the creation of a so-called “Biogas Roadmap,” a joint effort between USDA, EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy set for release in June. READ MORE