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Dairy groups warn climate regs may lead to ‘exploding cows’

California wants to limit the amount of greenhouse gas emitted by belching and farting of 5.5 million cows, but the industry is hitting back with a dose of reality

Dairy cows in California. Methane gas is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period, but the industry says it’s ‘nature’s design’ for cows to pass a lot of gas.

Dairy groups blast methane reductions: ‘Cows expel gas so they don’t explode’