Tag: HFC phasedown

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new legislation that will start the nation’s phase-down of environmentally harmful HFCs. Its first step in the proposal will be to establish baseline HFC manufacturing and consumption levels, enabling proper reduction targets to be developed. The EPA’s proposed plans further involve assessing and deploying ways to Continue reading EPA moves to phase down HFCs In United States

Technology will help stem illegal sales, reduce influx of illicit refrigerants EFFORTS to counter the extensive illegal refrigerant trade in Europe are about to be bolstered by a new advanced software system from the United Kingdom.  The system, which will be developed by online trading specialist Vistalworks, will be designed to automatically find and identify Continue reading Refrigerant robocop

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being sued for rolling back hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) leak prevention and repair requirements from 2016.  The lawsuit, filed by the international non-profit Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), is hoped to prevent the move as part of ongoing efforts to ease the climate crisis. HFCs are extremely powerful greenhouse Continue reading Clash over US HFC regulations