2012-05-09. Jordan Finally Phases out Ozone-depleting Chemicals |

posted Aug 26, 2012, 11:56 AM by Alan Gould

by Laurie Balbo, Green Prophet. An article relevant to GSS Ozone chapter 9. Excerpt: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has wrapped up a national phase-out of all central cooling systems using chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), reports the Jordan Times: "Jordan’s program for phasing out the use of CFCs, aimed at disposing 1500 tons of the harmful substance, was achieved one year ahead of schedule”, said Ghazi Odat, Director of the Ministry of Environment’s ozone project. Odat said replacing these systems in 165 facilities also reduced energy consumption. The program was funded by a $2.16 million grant from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol, granted to the Kingdom in May 2010. Jordan is a signatory to the Montreal Protocol.…. Read the full article: http://www.greenprophet.com/2012/05/jordan-ozone/