EPA Proposal Would Affect Agriculture

Randall Weiseman Alabama, Cattle, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Livestock, Pork, Specialty Crops

A new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has agriculture officials nationwide worried and thus all farmers are urged to send a message to EPA letting them know how regulation of greenhouse gasses under the Clean Air Act would adversely affect their operation. But you must do this by this Friday, November 28th to meet the EPA’s comment deadline.

Comments can be submitted to the EPA several ways with one being via e-mail at this address: a-and-r-docket@epamail.epa.gov    To comment online, log on to: www.regulations.gov and follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. 

By mail, postmarks need to be dated by 11/28/08 and send to this address:
Air and Radiation Docket and Information Center
Environmental Protection Agency, Mailcode: 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.
In addition, please mail a copy of your comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Attn: Desk Officer for EPA, 725 17th St., NW., Washington, DC 20503.

More information about this proposed regulation can be found online at http://www.epa.gov/EPA-AIR/2008/July/Day-30/a16432a.htm