EPA Vows To List 1-BP As HAP In 2021, With Immediate Compliance Impact

June 8, 2021
EPA is pledging to add the industrial solvent 1-bromopropane (1-BP) to the list of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) regulated under the Clean Air Act this year, the first such addition to the list, with several industry sectors facing immediate compliance obligations as officials launch a data push to determine the scope of any regulatory implications. In a June 7 legal filing , EPA tells environmentalists who are suing over the agency’s failure to act that it intends to place 1-BP...

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