The U.S. Climate Alliance, composed of 24 states representing 55% of the U.S. population and 60% of U.S. GDP, has committed to reducing short-lived climate pollutants, including HFC.
The Obama Administration’s 2014 plan proposed to cut methane emissions from landfills, coal mining, and agriculture, and oil and gas systems through voluntary actions and standards.
Lays out a platform to proceed with regulations that complement the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for oil and natural gas emissions, new EPA standards for landfill emissions, and proposed New York State regulations for landfill management.
Calls for development of a comprehensive strategy to reduce short-lived climate pollutants, including methane. CARB’s strategy calls for significant decreases in emissions from dairy manure management.