Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: New Listings/Revisions/Reinterpretations of Substitutes; Revision of Clean Air Act Section 608 Venting Prohibition for Propane (Draft)
Apr. 19, 2016
This action proposes to list a number of substances as acceptable, subject to use conditions; to list several substances as unacceptable; and to modify the listing status for certain substances from acceptable to acceptable, subject to narrowed use limits, or to unacceptable. This action also proposes to exempt propane in certain refrigeration end-uses from the CAA section 608 prohibition on venting, release, or disposal. In addition, this action proposes to apply unacceptability determinations for foam-blowing agents to closed cell foam products and products containing closed cell foam that are manufactured or imported using these foam-blowing agents. This action also proposes to clarify the listing for Powdered Aerosol D (Stat-X[supreg]). Comments are due 2 June 2016. POC is Chenise Farquharson, Stratospheric Protection Division, Office of Atmospheric Programs (Mail Code 6205 T), EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; tel: 202-564-7768; email: Farquharson.email@example.com (Federal Register; 18 April 2016 [Proposed Rules], pages 22809-22909).