U.S. senators tout compromise on manure reports
March 21, 2018 by Capital Press
A U.S. Senate committee took testimony on a bill that supporters say offers a bipartisan compromise on reporting manure emissions.
The legislation would exempt farms from a law spawned by careless handling of industrial waste in the 1970s. The bill, however, leaves open the possibility that producers will someday have to report the volume of gases released by livestock under a different law inspired by the 1984 chemical leak in Bopal, India, that killed up to 20,000 people. | READ MORE