Agriculture sector urges Congress to press EPA on crop GHGs

May 13, 2020
The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) and other agriculture industry members of the Biogenic CO2 Coalition are urging Midwestern lawmakers to pressure EPA to declare agricultural crop residues to be carbon neutral, after the agency reportedly decided to omit crops from its forthcoming proposed rule on biomass carbon neutrality. The group in a May 11 letter to lawmakers who have been active on the issue, including Sens. Deb Fischer (R-NE), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), asks...

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