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California approves Cooling Act to limit HFC emissions originally proposed by EPA SNAP

The California legislature has approved Senate Bill 1013. The Bill, otherwise known as the California Cooling Act (CCA), reinstates the HFC […]


09.21.2018

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 […]


09.21.2018

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 […]


09.21.2018

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. […]


09.21.2018

Advocacy Matters

While testifying at the United States Trade Representative Section 301 Committee hearings regarding proposed tariffs on Chinese imports, NAFEM was […]


09.21.2018

ENERGY STAR verification pilot update

Work continues to streamline the ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency verification testing by combining it with quarterly product-safety factory auditing. Leveraging the […]


08.27.2018

What we’re watching

If you learn of a federal, state or local issue potentially impacting your business, let us know. NAFEM is here […]


08.27.2018

NAFEM testifies again on Capitol Hill to encourage additional tariff exclusions

On August 20, NAFEM again testified before the Section 301 Committee, chaired by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). In its testimony and written comments NAFEM submitted, […]


08.27.2018

New Prop 65 warning requirements take effect Aug. 30

California Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, requires companies to inform […]


08.27.2018

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 […]


08.27.2018