Trident Seafoods agrees to invest USD 23m to prevent harmful refrigerants leakage
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 02:40 (GMT + 9)
Trident Seafoods Corporation, one of the largest seafood processing companies in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, has agreed to allocate up to USD 23 million to reduce the emissions of substances that damage the ozone layer coming from its vessels refrigeration equipments.
? Ozone depletion describes two related events observed since the late 1970s: a steady lowering of about four percent in the total amount of ozone in Earth's atmosphere (the ozone layer), and a much larger springtime decrease in stratospheric ozone around Earth's polar regions
This commitment is part of settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice, to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
Under the agreement, Trident will invest that amount to reduce refrigerant leaks from refrigerators and other equipment, use alternative refrigerant... FULL STORY