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European "F-gas" Regulation revision: EC proposal released

The European Commission presented its final proposal for a revision of the existing F-gas Regulation on November 7, 2012. The main measure consists in a gradual phase down of HFCs using the 2008-2011 total quantity of HFCs placed on the market as a baseline. However, the ban on the use of HFCs in new industrial and commercial equipment envisaged in the draft proposal has been abandoned.
The European Commission presented its final proposal for a revision of the existing Regulation (EC) No 842/2006 on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) on November 7, 2012.

The main measure consists in a gradual phase down of HFCs using the 2008-2011 total quantity of HFCs placed on the m...

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