Limit the Use of Hydrofluorocarbons To Fight Climate Change

Last updated: Jan 31, 2021

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Representative Ralph Tucker, House 50
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 226

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

Representative Tucker of Brunswick would prohibit the sale, lease, rent, installation, use or entering into commerce of any product or equipment that uses or will use a substance that is a hydrofluorocarbon with high global warming potential intended for any air conditioning, refrigeration, foam or aerosol propellant end use as determined by the Department of Environmental Protection in rules. In the future, the department may adopt rules adding or removing substances from the list of prohibited substances or adding or removing end uses.