CARB Rejects Petition To Write Rules To Reduce Livestock-Sector Methane

June 20, 2024
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is rejecting environmentalists’ petition to draft a regulation to reduce methane emissions from the livestock industry, citing ongoing voluntary initiatives to reduce the high global warming-potential gas from the sector and the need for further study before considering a rule as directed by a 2016 law. “While CARB is denying the petition to initiate a rulemaking immediately, CARB appreciates the petitioners’ continued engagement as CARB makes further outreach and analysis regarding implementation of its...

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