Industry Urges EPA To Maintain ‘Critical’ HFC Supply In Phasedown Rule

July 8, 2021
Manufacturers, chemical companies and appliance makers are broadly urging EPA to maintain a supply of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) for various critical uses as the agency implements a new legislative directive to significantly phase down use of the potent greenhouse gas. At the same time, Democratic-led states and lawmakers are strongly supporting EPA’s May 3 phasedown proposal in comments submitted ahead of a July 6 deadline, while a former EPA enforcement chief is emphasizing the need for the rule’s steps to combat...

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