States commit to phase out HFCs

Just prior to the United States Climate Action Summit held September 12-14, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed the New […]


CARB considering amending GHG emissions reporting requirements

The California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) is seeking comments on proposed amendments to its regulations for the mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas […]


Plastic straw bans gain momentum

San Francisco has joined numerous other California communities in banning plastic drinking straws to eliminate litter and protect the environment. […]


California issues draft Air Protection Blueprint

CARB, the California Air Resources Board, has issued a draft of its Air Protection Blueprint identifying impacted communities and strategies […]


U.S. Supreme Court asked to review District Court’s decision to vacate EPA SNAP rule

Attorneys general from 17 states and the District of Columbia have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the U.S. […]


NAFEM responds to EPA request for rulemaking process improvements

On August 13, NAFEM submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Increasing Consistency […]


NAFEM joins EPA SNAP discussions

Conversation continues in Washington, D.C., around how to successfully ban the use of certain hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) commonly used in commercial […]


Supreme Court nominee on the environment

In the July 10 edition of Bloomberg Environment, writer Fatima Hussein notes that in the 2017 case Mexichem Fluor v. EPA, […]


CA proceeding with plans to ban HFCs

Prohibitions on the use of certain refrigerants by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reduce to greenhouse gas emissions […]


CA considers promoting new refrigerant technologies

California Senate Bill 1013 currently before the general assembly would promote the adoption of new refrigerant technologies – including low-global-warming-potential refrigerants […]