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  • By: Brian J. Gareau
  • In: Green Energy: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Energy Policy

Chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, are part of a group of chemical compounds known as haloalkanes. They contain chlorine, fluorine, and carbon and are extremely stable compounds that can be separated by ultraviolet radiation. They are known for a variety of uses, including ...

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