Deadline for Ending Halon Use Approaches
- What's up with ozone? Gemery, L. // Environmental Action;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p11
Covers the revision of the Montreal Protocol of 1987 on ozone-eating compounds, the results of meeting between negotiators from 92 countries over the summer. Legal requirements for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) ban; Halon bans; Industrial solvents bans; US clean Air Act; Issues not resolved.
- Where is America's smog coming from? // New Scientist;1/23/2010, Vol. 205 Issue 2744, p5
The article discusses research on the emission of ozone precursors from Asia, published in "Nature."
- Future freezers. Pan Xiaoying-Gemini // New Internationalist;Jul97, Issue 292, p6
Reports that the rise in the standard of living in China has led many persons to purchase refrigerators, but the cooling systems in the refrigerators contain chloroflourocarbons (CFCs) which damage the ozone layer. Possible result of every family in China owing a refrigerator; Public response...
- There's safety in numbers. Brune, William // Nature;2/8/1996, Vol. 379 Issue 6565, p486
Provides the scientific case for linking chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to stratospheric ozone depletion. This evidence as the basis of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to phase out and control CFCs and other halogen-containing chemicals.
- Smugglers attack the ozone. Land, Thomas // Contemporary Review;Oct97, Vol. 271 Issue 1581, p201
Discusses the role of the Russian Mafia in the export of illegal ozone-depleting gases smuggled to Western Europe and North America. Effort of the Western governments to control the smuggling rings; Financial assistance provided by the World Bank to Russia to stamp out the illegal trade;...
- India seeks clarification on ozone gas norms. // Chemical Business;Jul99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p34
Focuses on the dilemma faced by India on whether to follow the norms of the Montreal Protocol of 1987 or the Kyoto Protocol of 1997. Overview of the Kyoto Protocol; Details on use of industries in India of hydro-fluoro-carbon (HFC) and per fluoro-carbon (PFC).
- GLOBAL HFC CONTROLS THWARTED AGAIN. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Nov2012, Issue 454, p8
The article reports that implementation of global hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) controls under the Montreal Protocol on ozone-depleting substances has been thwarted.
- Chinese customs intercept illegal shipments. // ACR News: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration News;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p11
The article reports that customs officials in the port of Ningbo in China are said to have intercepted illegal exports of ozone-depleting R22 and R142b refrigerants.
- Methyl bromide ban in 2001 sought by US, Canada and Europe. Hess, Glenn // Chemical Market Reporter;09/08/97, Vol. 252 Issue 10, p24
Reports on the proposed amendment to an international agreement that would require a ban in the production of methyl bromide, a known ozone-depleting substance. Countries supporting the proposal; Scheduled phaseout of methyl bromide under the current agreement; Groups calling for delays in the...