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Understanding the new EPA rule on Hydrofluorocarbons

Clip: 05/03/2021 | 6m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

The EPA on Monday announced a new rule that targets a greenhouse gas that's common but probably not too familiar to many Americans: Hydrofluorocarbons. These gases are widely used in home and commercial refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps. John Yang discusses the rule with Kristen Taddonio, a senior climate and energy advisor at Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development.

Aired: 05/03/21

Rating: NR

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