Feinstein and Padilla follow petition from environmental groups.
The Environmental Investigation Agency urges the agency to use California’s HFC rules as a template.
EPA can go beyond Obama-era HFC rules in implementing new AIM Act, says EIA in explanatory blog.
Global policy efforts to phase down HFCs at this week’s Montreal Protocol meeting in Kigali – alongside strong regulation in place in Europe and the United States – are creating opportunities for natural refrigerant technologies worldwide, heard participants in today’s Chillventa Congress.
Trader Joe’s has formally settled with the U.S. Department of Justice for having violated the Clean Air Act by failing to promptly repair leaks of R22, an ozone-depleting HCFC substance and potent greenhouse gas used as a coolant in refrigerators.
San Francisco-based EOS Climate has expanded its carbon-credits programme to allow supermarkets to earn carbon credits by installing newly manufactured, advanced refrigeration systems – such as natural refrigerant solutions – either as complete replacements of HCFC- or HFC-based equipment, or as installations in new facilities.