Conservative groups urge Trump to reject HFC treaty

July 3, 2018
A coalition of more than 20 national and state conservative groups is urging President Donald Trump to “reject” an international agreement to phase down the use of refrigerants that act as potent greenhouse gases, even though the deal enjoys widespread support from industry, Republican senators and other conservative groups. A July 2 letter from the free market Competitive Enterprise Institute think tank and several of its allies charges that the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol would lead to “higher...

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