State Regulation on Livestock Methane and Challenges Faced by the California Dairy Industry
Methane emission from livestock manure will be, for the first time, subject to regulation under a new state law. Enforcement of regulations on livestock manure will begin on January 1, 2024. Compliance with new regulations on manure handling is likely to become a major factor determining dairy economics in California.
dairy digesters, methane emissions, greenhouse gas policy
Hyunok Lee. 2016. "State Regulation on Livestock Methane and Challenges Faced by the California Dairy Industry." ARE Update 20(2): 1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.