Issue Date: July 21, 2014 | Web Date: July 18, 2014
EPA Eyes Ban On Greenhouse Gas
Citing the impact of hydrofluorocarbons on climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase out the use of various heat-trapping HFCs in many industrial and consumer products by 2021.
Under the proposed rule, several HFCs, including HFC-125 and HFC-134a, would be disallowed in food refrigeration systems, motor vehicle air-conditioning units, aerosol propellants, and foam-blowing end uses.
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says . . .
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