Originally posted by 95300YDT-A
[BChina did not signed that fancy environmental agreement of us so... [/B]
The Montreal Protocol, which essentially phased out the use of r12 in the US and other countries, exempts Third World developing countries from compliance. Reason being that they didn't want to "encumber" these countries who are trying to develop their industrial base. It seems politics wins over the environment.
Guess what the third-most smuggled product is brought into the US?..............freon!