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High Court Declines To Review Ruling Limiting EPA's Power To Curb HFCs

October 09, 2018
The Supreme Court is letting stand an appellate decision that largely vacated EPA's rules restricting the use of refrigerant chemicals that act as potent greenhouse gases, rejecting without comment petitions from environmentalists and some chemical companies that support alternative substances that are less damaging to the climate. The high court's denial of certiorari in Mexichem Fluor v. EPA, et al . is included in its Oct. 9 order list . EPA had backed the Obama-era rules during the initial...

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