Tag: Ozone Act review

57 submissions sent to the Department of the Environmentin response to Review of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Programme options paper

Ozone review options paper draws broad industry, community input As expected, the Review of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Programme options paper consultation drew a large response from a broad range of industries, with 57 submissions sent to the Department of the Environment. More than half the submissions explicitly supported an HFC Continue reading Options paper gets 57 responses

David Caple & Associates report

Despite independent safety study, DoE sees barriers to action In its Review of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Programme options paper, the Australian Department of the Environment says that as a Commonwealth authority it does not consider itself to have responsibility for the safety aspects of its central position within the refrigeration and air Continue reading Ozone review pays lip service to safety concerns

Recommendations of David Caple report find their way into the Ozone Review technical analysis

VASA was among the 13 industry organisations David Caple & Associates consulted with, in addition to 22 regulators, eight training organisations, 17 suppliers and service providers, one trade union, one insurance group and seven overseas advisors. Conclusions of the report are not as definitive as VASA or many others in the industry would have hoped, Continue reading Recommendations of David Caple report find their way into the Ozone Review technical analysis

Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt

Rise in licensing and levy costs mooted, but no alternative refrigerant controls Despite the regulation of all refrigerants under the review of Australia’s Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management (OPSGGM) programme being unanimously desired by industry, the review options paper and supporting documents published by the Department of the Environment in October 2015 give Continue reading Ozone review: Options paper falls short