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U.S. Government Calls for HFC Phasedown

5:20 AM MDT | September 17, 2009 | Vincent Valk

The U.S. State Department has signed on to a proposal, along with Canada and Mexico, calling for the phasing down of the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), a greenhouse gas, under the Montreal Protocol. An HFC phasedown will "make great strides to achieve President Obama’s call to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050," the State Department says. The recent proposal builds on an amendment to the Montreal Protocol originally proposed in the spring by Mauritius and Micronesia. The Montreal Protocol was originally drafted to limit...

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