Environmental Protection Agency

Need Lead Paint Removal Training? You May Be in Luck.
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Need Lead Paint Removal Training? You May Be in Luck.

The EPA now allows contractors to recertify online — with some exceptions Read more

Home Depot Unit to Pay $37K Penalty in Lead-Paint Settlement
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Home Depot Unit to Pay $37K Penalty in Lead-Paint Settlement

THD At-Home Services' fine stems from Colorado case Read more

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House Bill Filed to Lessen Lead-Paint Rule's Impact

Measure would restore opt-out provision, prohibit expansion to commercial work Read more

Angie's List Poll: Consumers Getting Bad Advice on Lead-Paint Rule
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Angie's List Poll: Consumers Getting Bad Advice on Lead-Paint Rule

The review company is excluding home improvement businesses from its list if they... Read more

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EPA Lead Paint Rules With Tanya Motley, Part 1

Few regulations have generated as much interest and ire as the Environmental Protection Agency's lead-paint rule. In the first of three 10-minute videos, the EPA official in charge of the rule gives a status report. Read more

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Independent Subs--How Do You Keep the Good Ones?

Increased demand will make independent subcontractors more valuable than ever. Here's how to keep them coming back. Read more

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EPA's RRP Chief Touts Lead-Paint Rule's Success

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 more

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EPA Wants You Involved in Whether to Expand RRP Commercially

The Environmental Protection Agency is inviting small businesses to participate as consultants for a Small Business Advocacy Review Panel as the agency considers steps to reduce lead-based paint exposure from the renovation, repair, and painting of public and commercial buildings. Read more

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EPA Drops the RRP Hammer on Window Installer

Window installers have become the latest targets in the EPAs crackdown on companies that allegedly fail to follow the controversial lead-paint rule. Read more

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EPA Fines 4 New England Firms for Lead-Paint Violations

Four New England companies will pay penalties ranging from $2,200 to $30,000 to settle allegations that they violated Environmental Protection Agency rules for doing renovations that could disturb lead paint. The announcement is one of several signs that the EPA is stepping up RRP enforcement in the region. Read more

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