EPA seeks comment on data to support HFC phase-down rulemakings

On December 27, 2020, the President signed the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021,” which includes the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2020 (AIM Act). The AIM Act directs EPA to establish a regulatory framework for phasing down the production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) over a fifteen-year period. 

In preparation for these upcoming regulatory actions, on February 11, 2021, EPA published a Notice of Data Availability (NODA) for information relevant to HFC consumption and production in the United States for the years 2011, 2012, and 2013 and to solicit stakeholder input. This notice also provides the Agency’s initial information on HFC use in applications that would receive mandatory allocations under the Act. 

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