From Climate Extra

EPA Cracks Down On Importers’ HFC Reports Amid Refrigerant Phasedown

March 2, 2023
EPA in recent weeks has stepped up enforcement over companies’ failure to report imports of climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), a move that advocates say is an important sign the agency is serious about curbing HFC-related violations as it implements a congressionally mandated allowance program to sharply phase down the chemicals. The agency’s actions addressing violations of its Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule are linked to EPA’s HFC phasedown, sources say, given that they concern activity used to calculate companies’ baselines used to...

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