FOR CFC STOCKPILERS, LEAKS WILL HURT

Retailers planning to stockpile chlorofluorocarbons beyond the deadline for halting production -- as well as those converting to replacement gases -- recognize the crucial need to control leaks.Although supermarkets could recycle CFCs for years and still comply with the law, any leakage means lost refrigerant, high replacement costs and potential fines by the Environmental Protection Agency, Washington."Leaks

Retailers planning to stockpile chlorofluorocarbons beyond the deadline for halting production -- as well as those converting to replacement gases -- recognize the crucial need to control leaks.

Although supermarkets could recycle CFCs for years and still comply with the law, any leakage means lost refrigerant, high replacement costs and potential fines by the Environmental Protection Agency, Washington.

"Leaks are a real problem," said Rolf Fey, director of engineering at Foo

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