Environment

Senate reviewing feedback on draft AIM Act

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works is reviewing comments submitted by NAFEM and others to the American […]


05.28.2020

Experts urge climate considerations in COVID-19 recovery policies

Greenhouse gas emissions are on track to fall by record amounts in 2020, due largely to restrictions imposed by the […]


05.28.2020

Awaiting news of DOE’s upcoming regulatory agenda

NAFEM continues to monitor information on DOE’s priorities following the closure of the comments period seeking input on the agency’s […]


05.28.2020

No new EPA activity announced

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not announced anything impacting the commercial foodservice equipment industry since the outbreak of […]


05.28.2020

CARB amends enforcement policy

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) enforcement policy was amended to clarify Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) enforcement and to acknowledge […]


05.28.2020

Court rules against HFCs as replacement for ozone-depleting substances

In an April 7 ruling on Mexichem Fluor v. EPA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit restored […]


04.30.2020

NAFEM advocates for passage of AIM Act

The U.S. Senate’s American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act outlines a plan to phase down the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) over […]


04.30.2020

U.S. agencies postpone payments, temper regulations

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has waived penalty payments from consent decrees until the end of May, according to […]


04.30.2020

Court rules against HFCs as replacement for ozone-depleting substances

In an April 7 ruling on Mexichem Fluor v. EPA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit restored […]


04.30.2020

Delaware introduces proposed HFC prohibitions

Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has published proposed new HFCs regulation 1151, Prohibitions on Use of Certain […]


04.30.2020