Even though there is no known way to do it. Expect the price of milk to go up
California’s Governor Moonbeam continued his assault on common sense Monday, pushing through a law meant to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from dairy farms and landfills.
Under Senate Bill 1383, methane emissions must be reduced by 40 percent from 2013 levels by 2030, while black carbon emissions must be slashed 50 percent.
How is this to be achieved? Via a cap-and-trade plan, of course.
The state’s head of the National Federation of Independent Business called the “arbitrary” limits a “direct assault on California’s dairy industry.”
“The ARB (Air Resouces Board) wants to regulate cow emissions, even though there’s no known way to achieve this reduction,” said Anja Raudabaugh, CEO of Western United Dairymen,
What next? People farts? How about breathing?
Thanks to Laurel and Jean S for these links
“How would they regulate cow farts anyway? asks Jean. “Tell farmers they can’t feed them chili (I’m sure they don’t already).. no, they are either going to charge the farmer a fine or make them cut the size of their herds by 40% or something? Expect the price of milk to go up!”