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Incentivizing the Reduction of Pollution at Dairies: How to Address Additionality When Multiple Environmental Credit Payments Are Combined

  title={Incentivizing the Reduction of Pollution at Dairies: How to Address Additionality When Multiple Environmental Credit Payments Are Combined},
  author={Brian C. Murray and Tibor Vegh},
Introduction 2 Waste Management in Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations 2 Anaerobic Digestion 5 Adoption Economics 7 Discussion of Key Policy Questions 13 References 15 SUMMARY Anaerobic digesters (ADs) can reduce waste volumes and capture methane emissions from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), but their adoption rate is low because their cost is high relative to other forms of waste management. Farmers who use ADs can attempt to sell carbon credits and nutrient credits as well… 

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