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On Thin Ice

ON THIN ICE: EXPOSING A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR NHL DEAL TO PROMOTE SUPER-POLLUTANTS AS “SUSTAINABLE” Washington DC – Today the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released On Thin Ice: How the NHL is Cheating the Climate. The report uncovers an agreement by the National Hockey League (NHL) to accept around two million dollars from a chemical producer, […]

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U.S. Center COP26 – Securing the Climate Benefits of the Global HFC Phasedown

  Watch above or directly on Youtube!EIA’s Executive Director Alexander von Bismarck participated in a U.S. side event at COP 26. EPA Administrator Michael Regan hosted the event with participation from other environmental leaders from Japan, Canada, and the European Union to discuss preventing markets for illegal trade in Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the implementation of […]

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EPA Grants Petitions to Transition Technologies Away from HFCs

Washington DC – Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) responded to a series of petitions requesting certain sectors be required to transition away from using most hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in newly manufactured products. EPA granted or partially granted multiple petitions, including the petition submitted by EIA that calls on EPA to replicate HFC regulations recently finalized […]

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Landmark EPA Climate Rulemaking Takes Aim at U.S. Phasedown of Super-Pollutant HFCs

*Washington, DC — *The Environmental Protection Agency has published a landmark new climate regulation to establish an allocation system to cap and begin phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), the super pollutant greenhouse gases used mainly in cooling. The White House also announced a series of actions coordinating across six federal agencies to accompany the rule, including creating an interagency […]

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EPA Must Stop a New Black Market in Super Greenhouse Gases

By Cynthia Giles and Alexander von Bismarck Against the backdrop of the booming and prosperous drug trade of the 1990s, a lesser known but also lethal black market was emerging from an unfamiliar source – gases that caused the hole in the ozone layer. At the same time ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) were being phased out […]

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2020 Impact Report

For EIA, as for the rest of the world, 2020 was a year that brought unprecedented challenges and grave uncertainties. The coronavirus pandemic and its ripple effects on the environment and humanity is a reminder of our interconnectedness with each other and with nature. Throughout this difficult time, we at EIA remained undeterred and unwavering […]