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India completes phase-out of ozone depleting chemical HCFC-141b: Environment Ministry

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

India has successfully completed the phasing out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141b, used by foam manufacturing companies and one of the most potent ozone-depleting chemicals, the Union Environment Ministry said on Wednesday. Ozone occurs naturally in small amounts in the...

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Union Cabinet approves India's Kigali stand on hydrofluorocarbons

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2016

The government on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval to the India's position at recent negotiations at Kigali, Rwanda over the issue of phasing down the climate-damaging refrigerants...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change , HFC's

Govt launches initiative to mitigate impact of gases on ozone

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

On the eve of Ozone Day, the Environment Ministry today launched a major research and development initiative to develop long-term technology to mitigate the impact of refrigerant gases on the...

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