Double Trouble: Housing that's Bad for the Wallet and Well-Being
Minority home buyers, disproportionately devastated by the mortgage bust, are in...
CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims
The bureau filed a complaint against a financial firm that it says deliberately...
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...
EPA to Begin Surveying Remodelers, Contractors About Lead
A new survey will be part of EPA’s efforts to determine the need for potential...
Philadelphia Lawmakers Demand Action to Combat Lead Paint
Last year, nearly 2,700 children tested were found to have elevated levels of lead...
EPA Fines Remodeling Company with $69,398
The U.S. EPA has fined a Portland, Ore.-based remodeling firm, Hammer & Hand Inc.,...
Don't Throw Away Those Coffee Grounds!
Some people recycle their coffee grounds as plant fertilizer. Maybe water...
Sears Settles with EPA Over Lead-Safe Practices
The retail giant will have to pay a $400,000 civil penalty and implement a...
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.