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D.C. Circuit Poised To Hear Rival Refrigerant Makers’ Fight Over HFC Rule

March 07, 2019
A federal appeals court is poised to hear oral argument March 8 in a lawsuit where rival manufacturers of climate-warming hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants are battling over the merits of EPA’s policy on replacing the substances, with some companies seeking to partially vacate the Obama-era rule while others are defending it. Litigants filed final briefs last month in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit case, Mexichem Fluor, et al. v. EPA . The briefs reprise arguments...


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