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Barrasso, Carper Announce Bipartisan Deal on EPA HFC Phasedown

September 10, 2020
Key senators say they have reached a bipartisan deal on legislation requiring EPA to implement a 15-year phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a compromise that could pave the way for enactment of the measure after months of clashing over the climate policy that has also stalled comprehensive energy legislation. The deal, announced Sept. 10 by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY), EPW ranking member Tom Carper (D-DE) and Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA), appears to resolve a...

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