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Congress: Industry-environment coalition urges passage of HFC deal

November 19, 2020
A coalition of industry and environmental groups is pressing House and Senate leaders to finalize long-pending bipartisan legislation that would give EPA new authority to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent greenhouse gases used in refrigeration and numerous other applications. The call in a Nov. 18 letter to leaders of both parties is the latest effort by multiple groups to enact several environmental or energy-related measures before the current Congress expires at the end of the year. “Securing a federal HFC...

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