Lead-Safe Practices

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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

Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes
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Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes

In a situation echoing the crisis in Flint, Mich., a housing complex’s poor,... Read more

EPA Pushes Oregon to Toughen Lead Paint Contracting Rules
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EPA Pushes Oregon to Toughen Lead Paint Contracting Rules

The EPA wants Oregon to fix rules that limit penalties against contractors working... Read more

EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations
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EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations

Three businesses in New Hampshire and one in California cited for compliance failures Read more

Six Steps to a Lead-Safe Jobsite
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Six Steps to a Lead-Safe Jobsite

Containment and cleanup can safeguard clients and their children, but are we doing... Read more

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How Pigeons Could Be the Key to Finding Lead in Homes

Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards. Read more

32 Children With High Lead Levels Prompt Kansas Investigation
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32 Children With High Lead Levels Prompt Kansas Investigation

Officials haven't discovered a source of the problem yet. Read more

8 Firms in CO, ND, ID Pay Nearly $25K in Settling Lead-Paint Rule Allegations
Paint Giant PPG Will Remove Lead From All Products by 2020
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Paint Giant PPG Will Remove Lead From All Products by 2020

Both PPG and Sherwin-Williams have been pressured by activists to eliminate the... Read more

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