Beef Industry on LRPA Preemptive vs EPA GHG Regulation

Dan Beef, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

The beef industry says agriculture emissions are not regulated by the Clean Air Act and the bipartisan Livestock Regulatory Protection Act would keep it that way. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA’s) Mary-Thomas Hart concedes, farms and ranches emit methane, ammonia and other pollutants, but from livestock and their waste are less than the Clean Air Act regulates.  “But we know that, …


Marijuana Operation Seeks Farm Status in Washington State

Dan Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

A Washington State marijuana grower argues his farm should be exempt from the state’s Clean Air Act because it is an agricultural activity. An appeals panel will tour the operation this month to help decide whether smells from the harvest of marijuana should have the same leniency as odors from raising livestock and other agricultural activities, according to the Capital …