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.
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.
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.
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).
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.