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EPA/AR RIN: 2060-AS26 Publication ID: Fall 2014 
Title: ●Petition to Add n-Propyl Bromide to the List of Hazardous Air Pollutants 
Abstract:

The Clean Air Act (CAA) requires EPA to regulate compounds that are listed as air toxics, also known as hazardous air pollutants. Air toxics are those pollutants known, or suspected, to cause cancer and other human health problems. The law allows EPA to consider petitions to modify the list, by adding or removing substances. Individuals seeking to add a substance must demonstrate the substance is an air pollutant and that emissions, ambient concentrations, bioaccumulation or deposition of the substance are known to cause or may reasonably be anticipated to cause adverse effects to human health or adverse environmental effects. The Agency received a petition to add n-Propyl Bromide from the Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance in October 2010. Once EPA receives a petition, it conducts two reviews: a completeness review, to determine whether there is sufficient information on which to base a decision; and a technical review, to evaluate the merits of the petition. This action will conduct the completeness review to determine if the Solvents Industry Alliance's petition of October 2010 is complete based on the requirements of the CAA. The petition was determined to be complete by the work group, and a completeness notice will be published in the Federal Register w/OAR signature.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Notice  01/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
John Schaefer
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
D205-02,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-0296
Fax:919 541-1039
Email: schaefer.john@epa.gov

Anne Pope
Environmental Protection Agency
Air and Radiation
D205-02,
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711
Phone:919 541-5373
Email: pope.anne@epa.gov