Hearing: “Promoting American Innovation and Jobs: Legislation to Phase Down the Use of Hydrofluorocarbons”

Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

2322 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Witnesses

Panel one

Ms. Cynthia Newberg
Director, Stratospheric Protection Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation

  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 05:58 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 01/14/2020 at 02:32 PM

Panel two

Mr. Gary Bedard
President and Chief Operating Officer, Lennox International, Inc., on behalf of The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy

  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 10:18 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM

Mr. David Doniger
Senior Strategic Director, Natural Resources Defense Council

  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM

Mr. John Galyen
President, Danfoss North America, on behalf of The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute

  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 09:47 AM

Mr. Ben Lieberman
Senior Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute

  • Witness Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 11:53 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 11:53 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 11:53 AM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 5544, the “American Innovation and Manufacturing Leadership Act” [PDF] Added 01/13/2020 at 10:27 AM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Memo [PDF]
  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Document for the Record - Presentation by the University of Maryland, entitled “Economic & Consumer Impacts of HFC Phasedown” [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Joint statement from Senators Kennedy, Cassidy, Collins, Cotton, and Graham [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute and the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from a coalition of HVACR industry associations [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from CERES / the Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy, or BICEP [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the Environmental Investigation Agency [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from a coalition of environmental groups [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from the National Marine Manufacturers Association [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Letter from conservative groups in support of the Kigali Amendment [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM
  • Document for the Record - Report on the Economic Impact of Kigali Amendment Ratification [PDF] Added 01/15/2020 at 10:56 AM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement - Chairman Pallone [PDF] Added 01/16/2020 at 12:20 PM
  • Opening Statement - Ranking Member Walden [PDF] Added 01/16/2020 at 12:20 PM

First Published: January 13, 2020 at 09:21 AM
Last Updated: January 16, 2020 at 12:20 PM