Bloomberg Law
Feb. 14, 2022, 11:00 AMUpdated: Feb. 14, 2022, 2:56 PM

New Air Pollutant Listings Bring ‘Domino Effect’ to Industry (1)

Jennifer Hijazi
Jennifer Hijazi

Federal focus on a chemical in degreasing and dry-cleaning products has attorneys keeping a close eye out for more air toxics scrutiny from the EPA—and wondering when it will ever come.

The Environmental Protection Agency added 1-bromopropane to its list of Hazardous Air Pollutants, or HAPs, last month, the first chemical the agency has added since the list was created in 1990.

The add has a “domino effect” of regulatory implications for industry already operating under HAP standards, according to Holland & Hart LLP partner Emily Schilling.

“You may be subject to specific standards for 1-BP in the future, but ...

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