Member support needed to continue opposition to metal tariffs

In last month’s Advocacy Update, we introduced the Coalition of America Metal Manufacturers and Users (CAMMU), a group NAFEM and […]


Walk-in Coolers/Freezers Energy Consumption Standards

Issue Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has extended the deadline by when members must meet new energy consumption […]


Senators seek to limit president’s tariff powers

Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) introduced legislation that would require the president to obtain congressional approval before […]


Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP)

Issue Overview As required by Executive Order 13777 offsetting the number and cost of new regulations, the U.S. EPA is […]


Awaiting further information from California on Emissions

NAFEM continues to monitor for new information on California’s planned HFC prohibitions and NOx emission reductions. The California Air Resources […]


NAFEM successful in advocating for removal of 40% of member components and finished goods from original tariff list

As part of its Section 301 investigation into Chinese intellectual property and technology transfer issues, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) […]


Prop 65: Bisphenol A (BPA)

Issue Overview The topic of Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be of importance across the industry, especially for member companies […]


Short-lived Climate Pollutant Emissions (SLCP)

Issue Overview California has joined a worldwide movement to help stall climate change by limiting global warming to below a […]


Commercial Refrigeration Energy Consumption Standards

Issue Overview The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a final rule in March 2014 setting more stringent daily energy […]


Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) Freight Reclassification

Issue Overview The transportation industry is responding to reduced capacity in two ways, both of which are increasing costs, especially […]