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EPA’s RRP Chief Touts Lead-Paint Rule’s Success, Outlines Future Plans EPA’s RRP Chief Touts Lead-Paint Rule’s Success, Outlines Future Plans

In an exclusive interview, the head of the EPA's lead-paint program says RRP has “a good foundation in place” and anecdotal evidence it has helped reduce cases of lead poisoning in children. Read what's coming next. Read more

Lowe's to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs' Lead-Paint Rule ViolationsLowe's to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs' Lead-Paint Rule...

EPA cites job practice and recordkeeping infractions by contractors that Lowe's uses Read more

FEMA Sets Priorities for Enacting Flood-Insurance Relief BillFEMA Sets Priorities for Enacting Flood-Insurance Relief Bill

Louisiana senators press agency to speed up on a provision reversing rate hikes... Read more

President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Relief Bill Into Law President Obama Signs Flood Insurance Relief Bill Into Law

Congressional battles over flood insurance result in a new law. Read more

PA Firm to Pay $25,690 to Settle Lead-Paint Rule Allegations

A manufacturer and installer of windows isn't admitting it did wrong, but it will pay to end claims that its employees failed to follow the controversial lead-paint rule while working on three homes. Read more

Congress Passes Flood Insurance Relief Bill Congress Passes Flood Insurance Relief Bill

The legislation holds flood insurance premium increases to 18% per year Read more

Senate Vote on Flood Insurance Is Back on Track Senate Vote on Flood Insurance Is Back on Track

The vote could happen Thursday or Friday of this week, after all Read more

House Passes Flood Insurance Relief Bill House Passes Flood Insurance Relief Bill

It's now up to the Senate to pass or modify the legislation. Read more

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