EPA nears listing 1-BP as hazardous air pollutant

November 22, 2021
EPA has sent for White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review a final rule listing the industrial solvent 1-bromopropane (1-BP) as a hazardous air pollutant (HAP) under the Clean Air Act, as the agency strives to meet a self-imposed Dec. 31 deadline to complete the first-time listing that will trigger tougher controls on industry. According to OMB’s website, EPA sent the rule for pre-publication review Nov. 20. OMB review typically takes up to 90 days, but can be...

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