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Dry cleaning facilities using perchloroethylene are subject to the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP).

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Subpart M—National Perchloroethylene Air Emission Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities

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1-Bromopropane to be added as a Hazardous Air Pollutant

On June 12, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its decision to grant petitions from the Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance (HSIA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to add 1-bromopropane, also known as n-propyl bromide (nPB),to the Clean Air Act (CAA) list of air toxics.

The EPA is planning in a future action to modify the CAA section 112(c)(1) source category list to add a new source category that would cover 1–BP emissions from all dry cleaning operations.

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