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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:01 AM CDT

It wasn't long ago when aggies concerned about rumors of EPA regulation of methane from cows through a so-called 'cow tax' were the butt of jokes in some circles.

Now the Obama Administration's methane reduction strategy released in March is raising concern among U.S. senators that the agency is moving forward with regulating methane emissions from cattle through the creation of a so-called "Biogas Roadmap," a joint effort between USDA, EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy set for release in June.

The goal of the administration's action plan is to reduce methane emissions from agriculture by 25% by 2020.

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