Dry Cleaning Emission Standards
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Final Rule to Clarify Air Toxics Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities
July 7, 2008 - the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule clarifying amendments to its July, 2006 air toxics regulation for perchloroethylene (perc) dry cleaning facilities.
Direct Final Rule and Parallel Proposal to Clarify Air Toxics Standards for Dry Cleaning Facilities
On March 20, 2008 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued direct final rule clarifying amendments and a parallel proposal to its July, 2006 air toxics regulation for perchloroethylene (PCE) dry cleaning facilities.
Final Amendments to Air Toxics Standards for Perchloroethylene
July 13, 2006 - The Environmental Protection Agency finalized amendments to its 1993 regulations for drycleaners. The amended regulations cover large industrial drycleaners as well as smaller neighborhood drycleaners and those located in apartment buildings
Comment Period Extension
On February 6, 2006, EPA extended the public comment period on the proposed regulations to reduce the health risks posed by perchlorethylene dry cleaners. The new comment deadline closed March 23 , 2006. EPA must issue a final rule by July 13, 2006.
- Federal Register notice (PDF) (2pp, 57k)
Proposed Amendments to Air Toxics Standards for Perchloroethylene
December 9, 2005 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed regulations to reduce the health risks posed by perchloroethylene dry cleaners. As part of this proposal, the EPA also is seeking additional information on how the Agency might be able to reduce risks even further.