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End of Life Refrigerant Management Program: Report and Recommendations

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21-02-021December 2021
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Author(s) Kimberly Goetz, Megan Warfield, Abbey Brown, and Linda Kildahl
Description This report contains recommendations to the Legislature Pursuant to Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1050. In 2021, the Legislature directed Ecology to provide recommendations “regarding the optimal design of a program to address the end-of-life management and disposal of refrigerants” and to solicit feedback from affected stakeholders.Based on stakeholder input, Ecology has already begun addressing some actions that can be pursued under current authority and resources and do not require a final program design. When resources are available, additional stakeholder work could develop specific program elements based on these general guidelines and would help resolve uncertainties and discrepancies between various stakeholder positions. Ecology’s current resources are fully dedicated to implementing other aspects of Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1050.
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Keywords refrigerants, Legislative Report, greenhouse gas, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, HFC
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