From Climate Extra

EPA Proposes Phasedown Program For Climate-Warming HFCs

May 3, 2021
EPA is using new statutory authority to propose a program that would significantly phase down production of climate-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used as refrigerants and in other sectors, a move that will provide a major boost to the Biden administration’s climate efforts. The proposed rule , publicly released May 3, is notable because it represents the first time EPA has monetized the climate-related benefits of reducing HFCs, and the agency also conducted an environmental justice (EJ) analysis of the plan to...

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