CFCS STILL HOT AS OUTPUT BAN NEARS

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- About 54% of refrigeration systems are using chlorofluorocarbon coolants, according to a retailer survey released last month, just 90 days before production of the ozone-depleting gas is banned.The retailers responding to a Food Marketing Institute survey said 54.2% of their refrigeration systems run on CFCs.The same group of participants said hydrochlorofluorocarbon gases were

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- About 54% of refrigeration systems are using chlorofluorocarbon coolants, according to a retailer survey released last month, just 90 days before production of the ozone-depleting gas is banned.

The retailers responding to a Food Marketing Institute survey said 54.2% of their refrigeration systems run on CFCs.

The same group of participants said hydrochlorofluorocarbon gases were used in 33.5% of their systems while hydrofluorocarbons were used in 10.9% of

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