EPA Adds 1-BP To Air Toxics List But Eyes Rule To Detail Regulatory Effects

December 27, 2021
EPA has added the industrial solvent 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to its list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) regulated under the Clean Air Act, a first-time listing that sets a precedent for any future additions, though the agency has dropped plans for the listing to impose immediate regulatory obligations and is now planning a new rule to detail its plans. In a brief decision signed by Administrator Michael Regan Dec. 22, EPA added the chemical to the list of HAPs regulated under...

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