2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Committee Approved)

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HFC Prohibition Exemption (language only)

Item 378 #1h

Item 378 #1h

Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Quality


Page 180, set out Item 378.

Item 378, Paragraph B.2., after "2017." insert:

"Notwithstanding the foregoing, such regulations shall not prohibit the use of hydrofluorocarbons in the manufacturing process by extruded polystyrene boardstock and billet manufacturers located in Virginia to produce products for sale and distribution outside of the Commonwealth. In developing regulations, the Board shall solicit input from a workgroup of relevant stakeholders assembled by the Department."


(This amendment provides exemptions to certain manufacturers from State Air Pollution Control Board regulations adopted pursuant to language included in Chapter 1289.)