EPA Takes Action Against Violators of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule

(EPA – WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, EPA announced 17 enforcement actions for violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting rule (RRP). The RRP rule protects homeowners and tenants from dangerous lead dust that can be left behind after common renovation, repair, and painting work. It requires that contractors and subcontractors be properly trained and certified, and

Are You Using the New Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Pamphlet?

(OnlineEd – Portland, OR) The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) released a new version of “Protect Your Family form Lead in the Home,” the required pamphlet to be given to most buyers and renters of homes built before 1978. The new pamphlet, released December 2012, is pretty much the same as the old, but does include