Car makers fight EU ban on climate change chemicals

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* Car industry group demands 2-3 yr delay to refrigerant ban * Suppliers say green alternatives proven and available * Scientists say threat from refrigerants worse than thought By Pete Harrison BRUSSELS, June 23 (Reuters) - Car makers are lobbying the European Union to delay an agreed 2011 ban on climate-damaging chemicals in car air-conditioners, a letter from auto industry group ACEA shows. The European Union ruled in 2006 that from 2011 it would ban the use of fluorinated ...

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