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Senate Ratifies Amendment to Global Treaty Phasing-Down Super-pollutant HFCs

Press ReleaseInternational
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate today ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, the international treaty phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) that received broad support, ranging from environmental organizations such as NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), to industry and the…

AIM Act Allies Press EPA to Move Industries Beyond HFCs

Expert BlogUnited StatesDavid Doniger, Alex Hillbrand, Christina Theodoridi
NRDC and other environmental, state, and industry organizations called on the EPA to ban the super climate pollutants called hydrofluorocarbons from key applications where climate-friendlier alternatives are readily available.

NRDC Sues EPA for Revoking Court-Approved Limits on HFCs

Expert BlogLissa Lynch
NRDC filed a lawsuit today against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt for unlawfully revoking the agency’s limits on uses of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the super-potent climate-changing pollutants used in refrigeration, air conditioning, insulation, aerosols, and other products.

The World is Poised to Phase Down Climate-damaging HFC Super Pollutants

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The world community is expected to adopt an agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, early Saturday to start phasing down the powerful climate-warming gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) through a legally-binding amendment to the Montreal Protocol, the treaty that saved the…