Senate Support Grows For Bill Giving EPA New Power To Cut HFCs

October 31, 2019
Over a dozen senators from both parties are floating legislation that would give EPA new authorities to curb the production and use of refrigerants that act as potent greenhouse gases, signaling growing support for an effort to make progress in an area that has been stymied by court rulings and Trump administration deregulatory measures. The bill, S. 2754 , was introduced Oct. 30 by Sens. John Kennedy (R-LA) and Tom Carper (D-DE), who is ranking member on the Senate environment...

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