House Panel Weighs Agriculture Carbon Markets, With Senate Bill Pending

September 24, 2021
Three months after the Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation seeking to encourage farmers to get involved in voluntary carbon markets, the House is taking initial steps to consider the bill though lawmakers are not detailing a timeline for moving the legislation. During a Sept. 23 hearing, the House Agriculture Committee heard testimony from multiple witnesses urging Congress to provide further guidelines for voluntary carbon markets in the agriculture sphere. Many panel members from both parties appeared receptive to the idea, though...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.