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Friday, September 23, 2016

Crap & Trade: Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown helps save planet by regulating cow flatulence & manure

"Read more about Brown’s plan to fight climate change at Moo-veOn.org."
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Doug Powers  "Many more California dairy farmers will be blaming the dog for their cows’ farts thanks to progs in state government hell-bent to make everything more expensive in the name of fighting “climate change”:
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that regulates for the first time greenhouse-gas emissions tied to dairy cows and landfills, an escalation of California’s efforts to fight climate change beyond carbon-based gases to include methane and other pollutants.
The move by the Democratic governor targets a category of gases known as short-lived climate pollutants, which have an outsize effect on global warming despite their relatively short life in the atmosphere. Environmentalists hope that tackling short-lived pollutants now would buy time to develop new and more affordable technology to reduce carbon emissions.
The legislation will require steep reductions in a variety of pollutants, including methane; HFC gases used in aerosols and air conditioning refrigerants; and soot, known as black carbon. It’s tied to $90 million in funding for the dairy industry and garbage collectors.
“This bill curbs these dangerous pollutants and thereby protects public health and slows climate change,” Brown said in a statement.
"Dairy farmers can expect more state bureaucrats show up at their farms to do some sniffing around:"
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