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The EU is being urged to decisively tackle fears of rampant illegal refrigerant trading in a number of member states in order to maintain a global lead in climate change mitigation.
Refcom has said a focus on ensuring compliance across the UK with F-Gas regulations, as well as the potential implications on the cooling industry from ongoing uncertainty around Brexit were among key topics of recent discussions with government.
The European Commission is in the process of ensuring regulators have more teeth to tackle a black-market refrigerant trade that industry argues is undermining efforts to curb use of higher GWP refrigerant.
European contractors’ association AREA has said it remains generally supportive of the EU regulation on ozone depleting substances in response to consultation around the legislation’s effectiveness and implementation to curb production.