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...

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