Analysis

3 Questions After DC Circ. Sinks EPA Ban On HFCs

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 10:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had its push to regulate HFCs based on their global warming effects rejected by the D.C. Circuit, leaving attorneys wondering if the agency will come up with an alternative approach, how the appeals court's ruling will impact businesses, and whether the EPA or another party will continue to press the case.

Here are three questions observers are asking following Tuesday's ruling.

Will the EPA Try to Regulate HFCs Again?

The EPA's 2015 rule was intended to force companies that use hydrofluorocarbons in products like spray cans, automobile air conditioners and refrigerators to swap those chemicals out...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!