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Environmentalists, Industry Petition EPA To Impose HFC Use Limits

April 13, 2021
Multiple environmental and industry groups are urging EPA to ban the use of select climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in various air conditioning and refrigeration applications, marking the first use of such petition authority under a new statute Congress authorized late last year. The requested end-use HFC restrictions -- spelled out in a set of five April 13 petitions to the agency -- would complement a separate draft proposal EPA has submitted to the White House to phase down HFC production, a...

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