Walden Remarks at Hearing on Hydrofluorocarbons
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) remarks at an Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing titled, “Promoting American Innovation and Jobs: Legislation to Phase Down the Use of Hydrofluorocarbons.”
As Prepared for Delivery
This morning’s hearing will examine a bill that would mandate a rapid phase down, in the United States, of the use of hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs.
These substances, which contribute to climate change when emitted into the atmosphere, serve many important uses, including as a very critical ingredient in cooling and refrigeration equipment throughout our...