US EPA solicits methyl bromide critical-use exemptions and data on alternatives

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications for the critical use exemption from the 2015 phase-out of methyl bromide. Critical use exemptions last only one year and do not automatically renew. Furthermore, EPA is inviting submission of data on the technical and economic feasibility of methyl bromide alternatives. Applications are due by 15 August 2012. More information is available at: Federal Register Notice

Chemical Watch, 18 May 2012 ;http://chemicalwatch.com ;