Home > News > Efforts Being Made to Pass “No Cow Tax” in New Clean Air Act

Sunset behind the United States Capital in Washington D.C.Agriculturalists have urged support for a bipartisan Clean Air Act that excludes livestock emissions. The Livestock Regulatory Protection Act doesn’t penalize livestock producers for naturally occurring emissions. In fact, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says there’s a growing ability to mitigate the impact of these emissions through innovative practices.

Additionally, emissions like carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, water vapor and methane from livestock account for only a small portion of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee will now need to vote on the bill before full senate consideration.

Read more on the “no cow tax” efforts by lawmakers here.


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