EPA Cites Dem-Con Metal Recycling for Clean Air Act Violations at Facility in Shakopee, Minnesota December 20, 2023 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently issued an order to Dem-Con Metal Recycling, a scrap metal recycler in Shakopee, Minnesota, for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. Dem-Con will pay $140,000 in civil penalties. EPA alleged that […]
CHEMISTRY: Groundwater Risks from Venting R-1234yf This document provides basic background on HFO/PFAS components to enable the protection of the U.S. water supply. 1234yf has been introduced by HFC Coalition members into patented blends in recent years, which means it will be required in order to reclaim those blends, but which presents significant environmental impacts.
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Adverse Impacts on the U.S. Reclamation Sector of Customs Duty Abuse and Other Anticompetitive Behavior. Excerpt from Comments by FluoroFusion Specialty Chemicals Inc. The reclamation sector in the United States faces an existential threat from various anticompetitive practices that have been deployed for many years by virgin refrigerant producers and importers. This appendix provides additional
Revolutionizing Industry: FluoroFusion Specialty Chemicals’ Remarkable Journey In an era driven by technological advancement and global competition, companies that stand out for their innovative prowess and dedication to quality hold a special place. FluoroFusion Specialty Chemicals is undoubtedly one such standout, redefining the landscape of specialty chemical manufacturing with a unique blend of innovation, American
Investing in Sustainability and Excellence with Arctic Eagle Refrigerants: A Pro-American Choice In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, making environmentally conscious choices while boosting the economy has become a paramount goal for many companies. One such choice that aligns perfectly with both sustainability and economic growth is investing in Arctic Eagle Refrigerants – a true
Final Rule signed for EPA’s Phasedown of Hydrofluorocarbons: Allowance Allocation Methodology for 2024 and Later Years.
EPA is finalizing amendments to existing regulations to implement the phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Allowance Allocation Methodology: The Agency is basing these general pool allocations on entities’ market shares derived from the average of the three highest years of production and consumption, respectively, of regulated substances between 2011 and 2019. Consumption Baseline: EPA is amending
The HVAC Technician’s Guide to the R-410A Phasedown If you run an HVAC or refrigeration service company, you’re likely aware of the upcoming phasedown of refrigerant R-410A in the United States. It’s important to understand why this is happening, how it will affect your business, and what opportunities may arise from this transition. In this blog
The Chemours Company and Honeywell recently announced a new pilot program expanding refrigerant recycling and reclamation. Their program aims to support customers through the transition to positive environmental refrigeration and cooling through increased availability of sustainably produced R-448A and R-449A. Pilot Program Protects Sustainable Supply of R-448A and R-449A Environmental regulations in the U.S. and
The HFC coalition comprised of Arkema, Honeywell, Mexichem, and Chemours initiated a circumvention case in June, 2019 to the Department of Commerce (DOC), whereby companies that use components from China to blend refrigerants in the U.S. are circumventing a 2016 blend order for anti-dumping of Chinese refrigerants. A preliminary ruling made April 6th, 2020