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Stoneyfield says their new feeding plan cuts cow burps. (Photo by Peggy Greb, courtesy of the USDA)
Stoneyfield says their new feeding plan cuts cow burps. (Photo by Peggy Greb, courtesy of the USDA)

Controlling cow burps

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Cows burp methane gas. It's a potent greenhouse gas. The Environmental Protection Agency says cow burps alone make up 20% of the methane emissions in the US. That leads to worry among dairymen that the government might eventually step in to regulate the bovine emissions. As Rebecca Williams reports, some are trying to get ahead of the regulators.

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