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White House looks to regulate cow flatulence as part of climate agenda
The Daily Caller ^ | March 28,2014 | MICHAEL BASTASCH

Posted on 03/28/2014 6:45:40 PM PDT by Hojczyk

As part of its plan to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the Obama administration is targeting the dairy industry to reduce methane emissions in their operations.

This comes despite falling methane emission levels across the economy since 1990.

The White House has proposed cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeableportion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas.

Some of these methane emissions come from cow flatulence, exhaling and belching — other livestock animals release methane as well.

“Cows emit a massive amount of methane through belching, with a lesser amount through flatulence,” according to How Stuff Works. “Statistics vary regarding how much methane the average dairy cow expels. Some experts say 100 liters to 200 liters a day… while others say it’s up to 500 liters… a day. In any case, that’s a lot of methane, an amount comparable to the pollution produced by a car in a day.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: agriculture; bhoenvironment; bhoepa; callchuckgrassley; climatechangefraud; cowflatulence; emissions; envirowhackos; epaoutofcontrol; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenhousegases; methane; whitehouse
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To: miss marmelstein

“Ban cows, ban beef. We’ll see it in our lifetime.”

I have met some scary militant vegans.
Give them a little power and watch out!
Their numbers are not very large, but their influence is disproportional and growing.


51 posted on 03/28/2014 7:33:07 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: Hojczyk

Bovine Beano?


52 posted on 03/28/2014 7:43:22 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Hojczyk; All

The Founding States had made the 10th Amendment to clarify that the Constitution’s silence about things like climate issues means that the states, and only the states, have the government power to address such issues.


53 posted on 03/28/2014 7:44:16 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: Zuse
I have met some scary militant vegans. Give them a little power and watch out! Their numbers are not very large, but their influence is disproportional and growing.

Just like queers.

54 posted on 03/28/2014 7:51:59 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Hojczyk
I searched everywhere for the satire/humor tag. Unbelieveable!

These tools wanna control cow farts.

55 posted on 03/28/2014 7:53:52 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Enemies Beware: Obama has a phone and a # and he knows how to use them.)
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To: Hojczyk

All this effort...in support of a hoax.


56 posted on 03/28/2014 8:06:39 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: headstamp 2

To the WH and the leftist, there is no such thing as Mother Nature. For some idiotic reason they think they can control everything that goes on on the planet. They want badly to control the planet, but God has other plans.


57 posted on 03/28/2014 8:07:56 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Hojczyk

Given Bath House Barry’s proclivities, one must cringe when contemplating Barry’s choice of ‘cow cork’.


58 posted on 03/28/2014 8:18:17 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: cripplecreek

Look at how disgusted President looks. Valery made him touch that cow. either touch the cow and ‘like it’ or no follow up trips to Hawaii.


59 posted on 03/28/2014 8:55:33 PM PDT by lee martell
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60 posted on 03/28/2014 9:15:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Hojczyk

It’s easy to formulate a regulation. How do they propose to enforce it?

And how can farmers and ranchers attempt to comply? Bean-O for cows?


61 posted on 03/28/2014 9:58:44 PM PDT by wildbill
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To: Hojczyk

This is satire, right? Please tell me it isn’t real.


62 posted on 03/28/2014 10:17:00 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: RightGeek
this man is seriously deranged...


63 posted on 03/28/2014 10:37:50 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: Hojczyk

There is an obsession with Farting:

http://www.theage.com.au/news/climate-watch/quest-to-make-cattle-fart-like-marsupials/2007/12/06/1196812922326.html

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/theasiafile/8718878/Plugging_cow_farts_key_to_climate_change_battle_in_Australia/

http://sciencenordic.com/disappointed-scientists-damn-kangaroos-fart-methane


64 posted on 03/29/2014 1:33:21 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: Hojczyk

I’m going to buy a boat load of BEENO first thing Monday morning.


65 posted on 03/29/2014 3:16:50 AM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: dearolddad

Should be BEANO!


66 posted on 03/29/2014 3:23:18 AM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: Pox

Well, my first thought was they need to stop breathing air because what each of them “exhausts” more flatulence when they speak than an entire herd of cows on fresh grass.


67 posted on 03/29/2014 4:40:29 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Zuse

Radical leftists are not a large group - but as you say, they have enormous influence because they never shut up, never take no for an answer and guilt guileless people into believing their pernicious ideas.

He who controls the food supply, controls the population!


68 posted on 03/29/2014 5:00:54 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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69 posted on 03/29/2014 8:42:22 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1<center> <table back969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Hojczyk

No more milk or steak for the proletariat. :-)


70 posted on 03/29/2014 10:10:50 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Hojczyk
Some experts say 100 liters to 200 liters a day… while others say it’s up to 500 liters… a day.

And yet they're all considered experts.

71 posted on 03/31/2014 5:38:51 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (I'm a constitutionalist, not a libertarian. Huge difference.)
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