Senate Panel Hears No Opposition As It Begins Review Of Kigali Pact

April 6, 2022
The Senate began its formal review of the Biden administration’s request to ratify the treaty that would phase down global use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas frequently used in refrigerants, though none of the senators who have previously criticized the treaty were present to voice opposition during an April 6 committee hearing. Instead, administration officials and industry groups that support the treaty known as the “Kigali Amendment” argued before the Foreign Relations Committee that treaty ratification will aid...

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