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Loose Change: Republicans urge Trump to send HFC deal to Senate

June 12, 2018
Thirteen Republican senators are urging President Donald Trump to submit to the Senate a global deal to phase down the use of refrigerants that act as potent greenhouse gases, though the lawmakers are eschewing climate change-related arguments from their pitch and are instead framing the effort as bolstering domestic manufacturers. A June 4 letter from the senators to Trump, made public in June 11 in reports by Axios and others, says the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol “is...


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