Chemical Week Magazine :: Regulatory
Europe introduces regulation to restrict fluorinated greenhouse gases
9:54 AM MST | December 18, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft
The European Council, through the permanent representatives committee, has agreed with the European parliament on a draft regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases), to apply from 1 January 2015. The regulation is aimed at protecting the environment by reducing F-gas emissions, but will also create business opportunities for EU companies to develop alternative technology., the council says. The most common F-gases are hydrofluorocarbons (HFC). The regulation introduces a phase-down mechanism involving a gradually declining cap on the total replacement...
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