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Virtual Public Hearing: Proposed Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Specific End-Uses

Date & Time:
Thursday, April 23, 2020
6:00 pm


, Delaware

The Division of Air Quality will conduct a virtual public hearing (Docket #2020-R-A-0004) on the proposed new regulation: 7 DE Admin. Code 1151 “Prohibitions on Use of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons in Specific End-Uses”. (Public Comment Period Open Through May 8, 2020)

Virtual Hearing Connection Information

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Password: NewReg1151HFCs

Dial-in Number: 1.408.418.9388
Event Number: 350 344 904

The objective of this proposed action is to regulate the use and manufacturing of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) through the promulgation of new regulation DE Admin. Code 1151. This proposed new regulation establishes the prohibitions and requirements for the use and manufacture of hydrofluorocarbons in the State of Delaware according to their specific end usage (including air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, aerosol propellants, and foam end-uses) and adopts specific United States Environmental Protection Agency Significant New Alternatives Policy Program prohibitions. This proposed new regulation is designed to support greenhouse gas emission reductions in the State of Delaware.

The proposed new regulation may be inspected in the Delaware Register of Regulations after April 1, 2020 at

For additional information on this proposed new regulation, visit, or contact Ajo Rabemiarisoa. 715 Grantham Lane, New Castle, DE, 19720; by phone at 302-739-9402; or by email at:

Please note that live comments will not be accepted during the virtual hearing. Written comment may be submitted to the Hearing Officer via the online comment form at:, via email to:, or via USPS to the below address. The Department will accept public comment through the close of business on Friday, May 8, 2020.

Docket #2020-R-A-0004

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Public Hearing Officer

Lisa A. Vest
DNREC Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway
Dover, DE 19901

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