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Hinting At Deal, EPA Seeks Further Delay In HFC Refrigerant Handling Suit

May 17, 2017
EPA is asking a federal appellate court to further delay litigation challenging a final rule updating its refrigerant management and handling guidelines to include high global warming potential (GWP) “substitute” chemicals, hinting at a possible agreement to reduce or even eliminate the need for litigation. In a May 16 filing , EPA asks the court to pause proceedings in National Environmental Development Association's Clean Air Project (NEDA/CAP) v. EPA for another 45 days “to promote judicial efficiency, conserve resources,...


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