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EIA welcomes Chinese response to CFC11 investigation

17 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

Assurances from Chinese authorities to crack down on the illegal production and use of the ozone depleting substance CFC11 have been cautiously welcomed by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) campaign group.

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Nick Howlett takes up FETA chairman role

15 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced several changes in its senior leadership as it braces for a number of challenges around F-Gas regulation and the potential impacts of Brexit.  

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China commits to enforcement action over CFC11 production reports

13 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

Chinese authorities have said that inspections are underway into the possible illegal production and use of the ozone depleting substance CFC11 in polyurethane (PU) foam insulation following recent media reports.

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EPA ruling paves way for shift away from domestic HFC use

9 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a ruling on refrigerant standards for domestic cooling appliances that is intended to support industry in shifting away from a reliance on high GWP hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).

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BSRIA warns against post-Brexit barriers on EU trade and skilled workers

7 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

Ensuring a “framework for mobility” that will ensure expertise, goods and components can move between Britain and the EU post-Brexit without significant tariffs or barriers should be prioritised in any withdrawal agreement, industry body BSRIA has said.

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