Monday, July 28, 2014

EPA Proposes HFC Ban

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals used for refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, contribute to global temperature increases. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a ban on HFCs where climate-friendly alternatives are available. The EPA estimates that carbon dioxide pollution in the Earth’s atmosphere would be reduced by 42 million metric tons within five years if legislation passes. Read more »