Senate Bill Would Prohibit EPA Monitoring Of Livestock Emissions

2022-10-21

On September 14, 2022, Senators John Thune (R-SD), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, and Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, introduced a bill (S. 4850) that would prohibit EPA from monitoring methane emissions from livestock. Thune’s September 14, 2022, press release states that the bill would amend the CAA to prohibit EPA from issuing permits for any carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, water vapor, or methane emissions resulting from biological processes associated with livestock production.

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