Trump administration does about-face on appeal of HFC ruling

Published 16:28 on August 28, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:09 on August 28, 2018  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, US  /  No Comments

The US Justice Department (DOJ) filed a brief on Monday arguing that the Supreme Court should not accept petitions to overturn a lower court’s ruling over an Obama-era ban on potent heat-trapping gases, reversing course on an environmental policy that the Trump administration initially sought to defend.

The US Justice Department (DOJ) filed a brief on Monday arguing that the Supreme Court should not accept petitions to overturn a lower court’s ruling over an Obama-era ban on potent heat-trapping gases, reversing course on an environmental policy that the Trump administration initially sought to defend.

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