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Biden’s EPA orders slash in climate-warming chemicals used in air-conditioning and refrigeration

The new rule follows through on a law Congress passed last year. HFCs are greenhouse gases that are thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide. They often leak through pipes or appliances that use compressed refrigerants. Transitioning to safer alternatives is expected to generate more than $270 billion in cost savings.
2 months ago|Washington, United States

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EPA rule sharply limits HFCs, gases used as refrigerants

In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. The new rule announced Thursday follows through on a law Congress passed last year and is intended to decrease U.S. production and use of HFCs by 85% over the next 15 years, part of a global phaseo…

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Biden finalizes move to phase out potent greenhouse gas used in refrigeration

By phasing out a greenhouse gas used in refrigeration, hydrofluorocarbons, the White House says it's showing seriousness about curbing climate change.

2 months ago|United States
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EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.The new rule, which follows through on a law Congress passed last ...

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Biden administration to slash use of greenhouse gases used in refrigeration

The Biden administration announced Thursday it will reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons, the potent greenhouse gases also known as HFCs that are used in air conditioning and refrigeration, by 85% in the next 15 years.

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EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants

The Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners

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Biden's EPA orders slash in climate-warming chemicals used in air-conditioning and refrigeration

The Biden administration is slashing the use of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, potent climate-warming chemicals used in air-conditioning and refrigeration.

2 months ago|United States
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The White House is set to announce new limits on HFCs, a powerful driver of climate change.

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue a final regulation on Thursday morning that will slash the use of hydrofluorocarbons, widely used in air-conditioning and refrigeration.

2 months ago|New York, United States
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EPA completes rule to phase out gases used as refrigerants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what officials call a key step to combat climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is sharply limiting domestic production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners.

2 months ago|United States
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EPA sharply limits use of HFCs – powerful greenhouse gases used as coolants

Officials call the new rule a key step in fighting climate change. It has the strong support of both environmental and business groups.

2 months ago|New York, United States
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EPA to cut greenhouse gases thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide

A new Environmental Protection Agency rule aims to cut the use of a class of greenhouse gases that are hundreds to thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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