HFC Producers, Users Make Final Pitches To OMB On EPA Phasedown Rule

September 17, 2021
Manufacturers and users of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants are making their final lobbying push regarding EPA’s draft final rule to significantly phase down production of the climate-warming chemicals, ahead of a Sept. 23 statutory deadline for EPA to complete the rule implementing a congressional directive to curb HFCs. In a series of completed and forthcoming meetings with the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), groups are presenting OMB and EPA officials with a diverse range of concerns reflecting distinct...

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