EPA’s 1-BP Listing Slated To Quickly Drive Stricter Air Toxics Requirements

January 14, 2022
EPA says its landmark listing of the solvent 1-bromopropane (1-BP) as an air toxic is slated to expand the universe of “major sources” subject to strict permitting requirements, though environmentalists say the listing could also have other immediate regulatory impacts even before the agency issues a new rule to guide the listing’s implementation. In a Q&A guidance document quietly issued Jan. 5, EPA says that once its listing of 1-BP as a hazardous air pollutant (HAP) becomes effective Feb. 4,...

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