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Based on data in EPA's Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non—CO2 Greenhouse Gases report, in 2005, Argentina's estimated anthropogenic methane emissions ranked 15th in the world. While cattle are the country's largest source of methane emissions, approximately 25 percent of its anthropogenic methane emissions—24.0 MMTCO2E—come from agriculture (manure management), municipal solid waste, and natural gas and oil systems.

De acuerdo con datos provenientes del informe Global Anthropogenic Emissions of Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases de la EPA, se calcula que en el año 2005 la tasa de emisiones antropogénicas de metano colocó a Argentina en el decimoquinto lugar mundial. Aunque la ganadería es la fuente de emisiones de metano más grande del país, aproximadamente el 25 por ciento de sus emisiones de metano antropogénico —24,0 MMTCO2E—provienen de la agricultura (administración de estiércol), vertederos y sistemas de gas natural y petróleo.

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