Federal Court Strikes Down EPA’s Hydrofluorocarbons Rule

by Holly Miller | August 9, 2017 12:12 pm

A federal court struck down a key piece of the Obama administration’s climate agenda on Tuesday by saying the Environmental Protection Agency does not have the authority to ban the use of certain chemicals used in air conditioners blamed for exacerbating global warming.

The EPA enacted the rule in question in 2015, responding to research showing hydroflourocarbons, or HFCs, contribute to climate change. See more here[1].

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  1. here: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/federal-court-strikes-down-epa-rule-key-to-obamas-climate-agenda/article/2630923

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