EPA Allocates R-22 Refrigerant for 2013-14

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator, Bob Perciasepe, signed off on the final rule governing the allocation of R-22 through 2014, allowing more of the refrigerant than was previously expected.

“The rule allows for millions of pounds more R-22 than was available in 2012,” said refrigerant consultant Ted Gartland, principal, E. Gartland & Associates, Mendon, N.Y., in an email communication. “Suffice it to say that th

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