August ’22 at-a-glance … energy

Although it is months behind the schedule announced in the Dec. 2021 Unified Agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) […]


August ’22 at-a-glance … environment

The U.S. Environmental Protect Agency (EPA) sent proposed hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) phasedowns for 2024 and beyond to the Office of Management […]


July ’22 at-a-glance … environment

A new nonprofit organization (NPO) – the Commercial Appliance Recovery Society (SORAC) – is developing and implementing an extended-producer responsibility […]


June ’22 at-a-glance … environment

Several U.S. states, including Colorado, New York and California, have or are considering expanding hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) reductions beyond those currently […]


May ’22 at-a-glance … environment

One week into his presidency, President Biden issued Executive Order 14008 that included the Justice40 Initiative making good on his […]


April ’22 at-a-glance … environment

Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) producing hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) is a key priority of the Biden administration as it works toward the […]


March ’22 at-a-glance … environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed more stringent standards to reduce emissions from commercial-delivery trucks and short-haul tractors beginning […]


February ’22 at-a-glance … environment

NAFEM continues to work with a broad, industry coalition to address Quebec’s Ministry of Environment and Fight Against Climate Change (MOE) […]


January ’22 at-a-glance … environment

An industry coalition, which includes guidance from NAFEM, is forming a working group to assess how to best comply with […]


December at-a-glance … environment

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of the Army proposed rule  seeks comments on the agencies’ intent to […]