Washington State HFC regulations expected this fall

Following the completion of its public comment period July 28, the Washington State Department of Ecology is finalizing Chapter 173-443 […]


A look at the U.S. EPA

The EPA was established in 1970 by President Richard M. Nixon to “protect human health and the environment.” To do […]


NAFEM responds to EPA on how to consider the costs/benefits of Clean Air Act regulations

NAFEM has submitted comments supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed process to ensure that the costs and benefits […]


CARB discusses proposed refrigerant limits

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) held a webinar July 22 to discuss its proposal to limit the use of […]


NAFEM provides input to EPA re: listing of refrigerants for medium-temperature use

EPA recently closed the comment period for its NOPR to list refrigerants R-448 and R-449A and B for medium-temperature, stand-along […]


Washington HFC regulations in development

The Washington State Department of Ecology continues its work on Chapter 173-443 WAC, Hydrofluorocarbons. Until the new rule is final, […]


NAFEM helps drive EPA listing of refrigerants for medium-temperature use

Five years ago, NAFEM and others submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting their approval of refrigerants […]


Colorado, Virginia join efforts to phase down HFCs

Colorado and Virginia have joined California, Vermont, Washington and New Jersey in regulating the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), in the […]


EPA to consider costs/benefits of Clean Air Act regulations

The EPA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) seeking comments on an internal process it would be required to […]


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 […]