Lead-Safe Practices

EPA Announces Plan to Inspect CT Contractors for RRP Compliance

Contractors in the New Haven, Conn., area will be getting the first glimpse this spring of a new lead paint rule compliance initiative the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is rolling out. Contractors located outside of that area should pay attention because it could show up in other places around the country soon too. Here's what's going down. 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

EPA Settles Over Lead Dust Violations at Alaska Governor’s Mansion

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently settled with an Alaska contractor over lead paint violations related to work done on the governor's mansion. The settlement was for $32,000 and a subcontractor on the project was fined $10,000. Read more

Appeal Promised in $1.15 Billion Lead-Paint Abatement Case

Attorneys from both sides of the $1.15 billion lead-paint abatement payment ordered against three lead paint companies said the case will be appealed. Plaintiff co-counsel Mary Alexander estimates that the case could last up to six more years. Read more

25 Most Popular Articles of 2013

From lead paint to lead carpenters, here are the topics and articles that got our readers' attention in 2013. Read more

What's New With the Lead-Paint RuleWhat's New With the Lead-Paint Rule

Editor-in-chief, Craig Webb, talks with Bob Hanbury from House of Hanbury Builders about the current status of the lead-paint rule at the 2013 Remodeling Show. Here is what's new from the EPA and what it means for remodelers. Read more

Longtime Maryland Lobbyist Fined $10K for Lead-Paint ViolationsLongtime Maryland Lobbyist Fined $10K for Lead-Paint Violations

High-profile Maryland lobbyist Bruce Bereano was fined $10,000 in October for a... Read more

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