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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AL94 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Process for Exempting Emergency Uses of Methyl Bromide 
Abstract:

Under the Clean Air Act and the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, this rule would seek to create an exemption for emergency uses of methyl bromide, an ozone depleting substance. This exemption is limited to no more than 20 metric tons per emergency event. This rule would define what qualifies as an emergency use.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 82   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7671 to 7671(q)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: SAN No. 4819
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Information URL: https://www.epa.gov/ods-phaseout/methyl-bromide  
Sectors Affected: 325320 Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing; 424690 Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers; 561710 Exterminating and Pest Control Services 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jeremy Arling
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 6205T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 343-9055
Fax:202 343-2338
Email: arling.jeremy@epa.gov

Katherine Sleasman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7405M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-7716
Fax:202 564-4775
Email: sleasman.katherine@epa.gov