Public invited to comment on USDA climate report - Tucson News Now

Public invited to comment on USDA climate report

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report on greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage at local farm, ranch or forest scale was released today and the public is invited to comment on the report.

The report, Science-Based Methods for Entity-Scale Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks from Agriculture and Forestry Practices, is the work of 38 scientists from academia and the government. Another 29 scientists were involved in reviewing the report.

The report can be downloaded at http://1.usa.gov/15f7d5k.

A Federal Register Notice is included on the web site and provides instructions on how to submit comments. The comment review period extends 45 days beyond the Aug. 28 publication of the Federal Register Notice.

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