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EU Proposes New Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances

9:32 AM MDT | August 18, 2008 | Alex Scott

The European Commission has proposed revisions to the EU’s regulations for restricting ozone-depleting substances. The revisions would align the EU’s regulations with recent changes to international agreements, including the expedited phase-out of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) under the Montreal Protocol (CW, Sept. 26, 2007, p. 45). The proposal also includes measures to reduce and ultimately phase out the use of methyl bromide, the commission says. The proposed revisions would clarify procedures for product exemptions and import-export...

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