Spending, Relief Bill Phases Out Planet Warming Refrigerants

Marketplace cites Senior Fellow Ben Lieberman on refrigerants.

This measure hits two sweet spots: the environment and jobs. A key reason it enjoys bipartisan support in Congress. Still, Earth-friendly coolants and air-conditioning units cost more, said Ben Lieberman, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“The losers in all of this will be homeowners, car owners, as well as business owners like restaurants and supermarkets and convenience stores that have a lot of refrigeration equipment,” Lieberman said.

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