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New Jersey Adopts EPA Accelerated Refrigerant Phaseout Rules

Jan. 24, 2020
New Jersey Governor Murphy signs bill for state to adopt EPA's SNAP-based phase down of HFC refrigerants. Important dates contractors need to know will be made known some time in the future.

New Jersey has become the latest state to implement EPA SNAP rules, as Governor Phil Murphy has signed Senate Bill 3919 into law.

New Jersey joins California, Washington and Vermont as the states who have formally adopted a SNAP-based program to phase down HFCs. This bill will make certain HFCs unacceptable for use, and follows the path outlined in EPA Significant New Alternative Policy (SNAP) rules 20 and 21. SNAP Rules 20 and 21 were partially vacated by the D.C. Circuit Court, a decision which the EPA continues to review. The HVACR industry awaits the EPA rewrite, expected in 2020.

Chemours provided this news to the HVACR industry, along with THIS FACT SHEET.

Chemours sources report SNAP implementation dates for New Jersey will be added when available.