From Climate Extra

EPA Touts First-Time Enforcement Actions Under HFC Control Statute

March 6, 2023
EPA is touting its first-ever enforcement actions under the 2020 hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) control law, targeting companies it says illegally imported the potent greenhouse gases often used in refrigeration, in an effort to ensure compliance with the law’s program to sharply phase down HFCs. Under the program, EPA issues a declining number of allowances to HFC manufacturers and other companies in the sector. The firms must spend these credits to import or make HFCs. The credit pool will get progressively smaller,...

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