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CARB’s New R4 Program Puts Spotlight on Refrigerant Reclaim

In July of 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) proposed amendments to the California HFC regulation: "Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Stationary Refrigeration, Chillers, Aerosols-Propellants, and Foam End-Uses Regulation."  These amendments set new emission reduction measures including GWP limits for refrigeration and air-conditioning...

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California’s Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) Requirements for Refrigerants

Are you aware of California’s Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) reporting requirements for certain refrigerants? This post explains which facilities are impacted along with why, how, and when such facilities must submit annual reports to the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS). In fact, because reports are...

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