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Administration Rift Over Handling of Super GHGs Continues

By David Sassoon

May 4, 2009

Next stop is Geneva in July, where a Montreal Protocol workshop to hash out details and next steps is already on the State Department radar.

"The State Department acknowledged every important fact about the issue in the letter," said Durwood Zaelke, founder and president of the "so in that regard, let's say it was a positive half-step forward."


See also:

State Department Climate Move Hits Snag at White House

State Department Plans to Tap Montreal Protocol for Urgent Climate Duty

Class of 'Super GHGs' Becoming Focus of Heightened Concern


Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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