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HAHA Air Conditioner Thieves Getting Federal Charges For Refrigerant "Freon" Venting

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Old 08-19-2010, 04:22 AM   #1
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HAHA Air Conditioner Thieves Getting Federal Charges For Refrigerant "Freon" Venting

EPA has found a new target market. Criminals.

Until now, they've been going after contractors and waste management companies, but now they're going after criminals who vent refrigerant into the air while stealing A/C units.

The Federal government is trying to slap some serious charges on tree men and a woman from Georgia area for environmental crime for improper tear down while stealing 35 or so air conditioners. These charges are much more heavy handed than the theft charge itself.


I suppose the next set of thieves will learn to steal a recovery system first, recover refrigerant, then steal the A/C. Especially since R-22 will be going up in prices over the next ten years or so.
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Old 08-19-2010, 08:16 AM   #2
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at last the EPA after other people for a change.


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