Even More ‘Cow Tax’


Legislation introduced today to prevent a “cow tax” on farmers and ranchers is both “timely and critical,” said AFBF.

 In a letter to the bill’s sponsors, Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), AFBF commended their bipartisan efforts and said the organization would work with them to ensure that the legislation gains broad support.

 The Thune-Schumer bill would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing Title V operating permits on U.S. agriculture operations under the Clean Air Act. Those permits automatically result in mandatory fees.

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  1. […] The amendment would help prevent the EPA from regulating methane emissions from livestock, more commonly called the ‘Cow Tax.’ […]

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