Lead-Safe Practices

CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims
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CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims

The bureau filed a complaint against a financial firm that it says deliberately... Read more

Does Your Client's Home Have Lead Paint? How to Find Out
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Does Your Client's Home Have Lead Paint? How to Find Out

When buying a home, clients should check for signs of lead paint, which can cause... Read more

EPA to Begin Surveying Remodelers, Contractors About Lead
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EPA to Begin Surveying Remodelers, Contractors About Lead

A new survey will be part of EPA’s efforts to determine the need for potential... Read more

Philadelphia Lawmakers Demand Action to Combat Lead Paint
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Philadelphia Lawmakers Demand Action to Combat Lead Paint

Last year, nearly 2,700 children tested were found to have elevated levels of lead... Read more

EPA Fines Remodeling Company with $69,398
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EPA Fines Remodeling Company with $69,398

The U.S. EPA has fined a Portland, Ore.-based remodeling firm, Hammer & Hand Inc.,... Read more

Don't Throw Away Those Coffee Grounds!
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Don't Throw Away Those Coffee Grounds!

Some people recycle their coffee grounds as plant fertilizer. Maybe water... Read more

Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices
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Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices

The retail giant will have to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and implement a... Read more

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Connecticut Sees 1,500 New Cases of Lead Poisoning in Kids

Children younger than age 6 tested positive for lead poisoning in 2014, according to the latest numbers from the state Department of Public Health. Health officials say that the number could be even higher. Read more

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Landlord Settles Claims He Filed False Lead Paint Compliance Forms

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has ordered a local landlord to pay a $20,000 penalty after having settled claims he filed false lead paint compliance documents. Read more

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