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D.C. Circuit Judges Pose Tough Questions For Both Sides In EPA HFC Suit

November 18, 2022
An appellate court panel posed tough questions for both sides in industry litigation challenging aspects of EPA’s program to phase down climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), with the petitioners charging the agency lacks authority to regulate HFC “blends” and restrict the type of containers used to package the refrigerant chemicals. During Nov. 18 oral arguments, three judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit offered tough questions for attorneys representing both EPA and industry groups challenging the...

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